12 lost Leeds railway stations

These are some of Leeds's vanished railway stations.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Saturday, 12th October 2019, 10:41 am

Most closed in the 1960s, after the infamous Beeching Report recommended the mothballing of underused, unprofitable branch lines and country stations. READ MORE: 38 photos of Leeds trains and city railway stations through the ages

This station was closed in March 1965. Tracks and buildings have since been removed.
At one time, there were three railway stations in Methley and in 1950, British Railways renamed it Methley North. It closed in 1957.
Closed in January 1964. The former station building is now a restaurant, which from 1984 to 1999 used a Mk 1 railway carriage as extra rooms.
The station opened in 1848, was resited in 1882 and closed to passengers and goods traffic in 1952.
It closed to passenger traffic in January 1964 and to goods on April 1966 under the Beeching axe.
Closed by the British Railways Board in November 1964 as part of the Beeching cutbacks.
Closed in 1948. The former station is now a private residence. The two sides of the railway triangle that lay to the north of the station have been dismantled.
Closed in January 1964. Originally called Thorner & Scarcroft it was renamed into Scarcroft before finally shortened to Thorner in 1901.
The station was closed to the public in 1958.
This temporary station opened when Leeds City Station was being rebuilt by Railtrack, now Network Rail, between 1999 and 2002.
The last train left from Leeds Central on April 29, 1967.
Pictured at the bottom left of this photo. It combined with Leeds New in 1938 to create Leeds City,