|Original company||Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway|
|Post-grouping||London, Midland and Scottish Railway|
|1 July 1864||Opened as Royton Junction|
|8 May 1978||Renamed Royton|
|11 May 1987||Closed|
Royton Junction railway station was a station on the Oldham Loop Line in Greater Manchester, England. It opened on 1 July 1864, and was the junction for the short branch line to Royton railway station. The line to Royton was closed to goods on 2 November 1964, and to passengers on 16 April 1966. A 450-yard section of the line remained in use for freight traffic from Royton Junction to Higginshaw Gas Sidings. This final part of the Royton Junction to Royton line closed on 6 April 1970.
The station was renamed Royton on 8 May 1978, and was closed from 11 May 1987. Approval for closure had been given on 8 May 1987, for the station had been replaced by Derker station which opened 1⁄2 mile (0.8 km) away on 30 August 1985.
|Preceding station||Historical railways||Following station|
|Derker||London Midland Region of British Railways
Oldham Loop Line
|Shaw and Crompton|
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