Belford is a proposed station in Northumberland, located on the East Coast Main Line between Chathill and Berwick-upon-Tweed stations. The original station closed in 1968.
East Coast Main Line, Morpeth - Berwick, 1955 | Cartography by Disused Stations contributor Alan Young |

Map created by Alan Young and used with his permission | Disused Stations website
South East Northumberland Rail User Group (SENRUG) is campaigning for a reopened Belford station, which would serve isolated Northumberland communities, users of St Cuthbert’s Way, and people visiting the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, Farne Islands, Seahouses, and Bamburgh and Warkworth Castles.
Location of proposed Belford station

© OpenStreetMap contributors | OpenStreetMap copyright notice | View context map of proposed location
Proponents of the reopening scheme in addition to SENRUG include:

  • Berwick Town Council
  • Northumberland County Council
  • Cllr Julian Cunningham
  • Cllr Guy Renner-Thompson
  • Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Berwick MP
  • Railfuture

The SENRUG campaign to reopen Belford station continues, despite an unsuccessful submission made to the Department for Transport Restoring Your Railway Fund in March 2020.

Further reading

Belford for Bamburgh station, on Disused Stations website (includes some good photos)

Belford railway station (England) – Wikipedia

Council calls for full dualling of A1 in Northumberland and reopening of Belford station, by Ian Smith, on Northumberland Chronicle website (December 2020)

South East Northumberland Rail User Group (SENRUG)