Category: Railway

January 1, 1970

Accident during construction of Crowle Railway Swing Bridge

Description from the Goole Times An accident which will seriously delay the completion of the large swing bridge for the Isle of Axholme Railway that is to span the Keadby Canal at Crowle Wharf, occurred on Friday afternoon. A large steam crane, fixed close to the parapet of the bridge was being used to place sections of the steel work in position, when it overbalanced […]

January 1, 1970

Crowle Railways

Crowle still has its own Railway Station, though this is actually in Ealand, about a mile to the south of Crowle. The station is located on the Doncaster to Cleethorpes Railway line. At one time there was another railway line that ran North-South through the centre of Crowle. This was the Isle of Axholme Light railway and ran from Haxey Junction in the South to […]