Brigg railway station

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Brigg National Rail
Brigg
Platform one, looking east towards Barnetby
Location
Place Brigg
Local authority North Lincolnshire
Coordinates 53°32′56″N 0°29′10″W / 53.549°N 0.486°W / 53.549; -0.486Coordinates: 53°32′56″N 0°29′10″W / 53.549°N 0.486°W / 53.549; -0.486
Grid reference TA004068
Operations
Station code BGG
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 580
2005/06 Increase 746
2006/07 Decrease 665
2007/08 Decrease 629
2008/09 Decrease 554
2009/10 Decrease 414
2010/11 Increase 702
2011/12 Decrease 692
2012/13 Increase 794
History
Original company Great Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway
Pre-grouping Great Central Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
1 November 1848 Station opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Brigg from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Brigg railway station serves the town of Brigg in North Lincolnshire, England. It was built by the Great Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway (GG&SJR) and opened on 1 November 1848.[1] The GG&SJR subsequently became part of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway main line between Grimsby and Manchester Piccadilly. It is managed by Northern Rail, who also operate all passenger trains serving it. The station is unstaffed and the only buildings are the bus shelters standing on the platforms now for cover. The footbridge is safe but in poor state of repair.

The station in 1961

Services[edit]

It is served by three passenger trains (in each direction) on Saturdays only between Sheffield and Cleethorpes. The usage (figures right) amounts to just under three passengers per train (total, setting up and down).

The local council, however, is campaigning to increase this to an hourly service in each direction and also include Brigg as a stopping point on a new service between Grimsby and London via Lincoln.[2]

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
Northern Rail
Saturday only
Historical railways
Scawby
Line open, station closed
  Great Central Railway   Barnetby
Line and station open

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 44. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  2. ^ Fisher, Nigel (2007-06-04) Passengers Urged To Show Support, Scunthorpe Telegraph p14. Retrieved on 2007-06-05.

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