Berry Brow railway station

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Berry Brow National Rail
Berry Brow
Location
Place Berry Brow
Local authority Kirklees
Coordinates 53°37′16″N 1°47′37″W / 53.6210°N 1.7935°W / 53.6210; -1.7935Coordinates: 53°37′16″N 1°47′37″W / 53.6210°N 1.7935°W / 53.6210; -1.7935
Grid reference SE137138
Operations
Station code BBW
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  19,572
2005/06 Decrease 19,306
2006/07 Increase 22,249
2007/08 Increase 23,109
2008/09 Increase 28,990
2009/10 Increase 30,246
2010/11 Increase 31,256
2011/12 Decrease 27,388
2012/13 Decrease 25,978
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE West Yorkshire (Metro)
Zone 5
History
Key dates Opened 9 October 1989[1] (9 October 1989[1])
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Berry Brow from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Berry Brow railway station serves the Huddersfield suburban villages of Berry Brow, Taylor Hill, Armitage Bridge and Newsome in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire.

The present single-platform station was opened in 1989. It lies some 2.25 miles (3.6 km) south of Huddersfield railway station on the Penistone Line between Huddersfield and Sheffield and is managed by Northern Rail.

The original Berry Brow station was 330 yards (300 m) from the present location, in the direction of Huddersfield. It opened on 1 July 1850 and closed on 2 July 1966.[1]

The original station in 1961

Services[edit]

All services to the station are operated by Northern Rail. There is an hourly service in both directions on Monday to Saturdays, and a two-hourly service on Sundays.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bairstow, Martin (1993). The Huddersfield & Sheffield Junction Railway. Martin Bairstow. ISBN 1-871944-08-2.