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Desford railway station

Desford railway station was a railway station in Leicestershire, England on the Leicester and Swannington Railway, which later became part of the Midland Railway's Leicester to Burton upon Trent Line.

The original station opened on 18 July 1832; originally named Desford Lane, it was renamed Desford by 26 April 1833. This station was closed on 27 March 1848, being replaced by a new station, also named Desford, sited 135 metres to the west of the original. The station was about 0.6 miles northeast of Desford village, close to the hamlet of Newtown Unthank.



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