Last update 24 February 2017
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This page is dedicated to those things that don't fit easily into other pages. Additional items will be added as and when the editor thinks they will be of interest to readers. Feel free to send any suggestions!
(opened by May? 2002)
(south side platform is referred to as 'platform 0', though it currently has no track)
(temporary platform used 27 May 2000 to at least 1 June 2000; permanent platform opened 4 December (first trains called 12 December) 2016)
(opened 6 January 2014)
(opened 27 December 2006)
(former platform 2, adjacent to station building, used by charter trains; since renumbering 18 May 1985 often referred to as 'platform 0')
(opened 25 May 2010)
(temporary use of old parcels platform, used in 2004)
(opened 29 March 2016)
(opened for occasional use c.18 September 2005; regular use March 2008)
Note that not all stations are currently open, words such as "halt" are omitted and the list is somewhat subjective; the editor's decision is final, but generally the 'benefit of the doubt' is given!
British Steel Redcar
Loch Eil Outward Bound
Manchester United Football Club
Stadium Of Light
Coventry Arena was originally to be named Ricoh Arena but did not open under this name
Dent (1150ft above sea level)
Corrour (variously reported as 1339ft, 1347ft and 1350ft above sea level)
Waenavon (1392ft above sea level) (if you know the highest operational station, please let the editor know!)
Snaefell Summit (2036ft above sea level)
This Wikipedia page gives a simple description of what a Harrington Hump is. Entries in this table are based on the editor's interpretation of often cryptic source information.
Hull Corporation Pier
London Bridge (from 2018 when rebuilding is complete)
Over the years, many stations have been proposed but never come to fruition. This list attempts to show those where at least some physical construction started before they were abandoned. All are "main line" schemes unless stated otherwise.
Barrhead (New) [Glenfield-Patterton]
Brockley Hill [Elstree South-Edgware, Underground]
Collywell Bay [Monkseaton]
Crowlands [Chadwell Heath-Romford]
Doncaster (York Road)
Dykebar [Barrhead (New)-Paisley East]
Ferguslie [Stanley-Paisley St James, possibly used for excursion traffic]
Glenfield [Barrhead (New)-Stanley]
Highgate (High Level) [Underground]
North End [Golders Green-Hampstead, Underground]
Queens Road [Clapton]
Paisley East [Dykebar-Paisley Gilmour Street]
Snaith & Pollington [Sykehouse-Carlton Towers]
Sykehouse [Thorpe in Balne-Snaith & Pollington]
Thorpe in Balne [Sykehouse-Adwick]
Full list on this page.
Lengths are official operational lengths where known.
Cheriton (791m long)
Bournemouth (platform 3/4 combined; 522m long)
Gloucester (platform 1/2 combined; 494m long)
Edinburgh Waverley (platform 10/11 combined; 492m long)
Perth (platform 4; 473m long)
Aberdeen (platform 6; 460m long)
Darlington (platform 4; 458m long)
Crewe (platform 6; 450m long)