Railways around the area
At Wooden Box (woodville)
There is no railway link in Hartshorne,
the nearest link being in the past in Woodville (Wooden Box).
The Railways came to Wooden Box in
the second half of the 19th Century. The Midland Railway put a branch
line from Swadlincote to Wooden Box in 1856. This ended against
the main A50 near to Outrams (Hartshorne) pottery. In 1884 the M.R.
built a loop-line through Wooden Box (Woodville) joining all the
potteries from Moira to Swadlincote. A passenger station was built
in Station Road, Woodville.
This line was closed in 1962.
The railway today
The following links are all that you
need to plan any journey in the area: