Hapton railway station

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Hapton National Rail
Hapton
Location
Place Hapton
Local authority Burnley
Grid reference SD791317
Operations
Station code HPN
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  12,765
2005/06 Decrease 10,078
2006/07 Increase 13,286
2007/08 Increase 16,179
2008/09 Increase 17,130
2009/10 Increase 19,448
2010/11 Increase 20,874
2011/12 Decrease 20,066
2012/13 Decrease 19,800
History
Original company Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Pre-grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
c. 1860 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hapton from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Hapton railway station serves the village of Hapton 3 miles (5 km) west of Burnley Central railway station on the East Lancashire Line operated by Northern Rail. It is unmanned. Between 2004–5 and 2005–6, passenger usage fell by 21% but in the years since then has risen again by more than 60%.

1948 Ordnance Survey map showing location of Padiham station (closed) on the Great Harwood loop; Hapton station is close to lower edge

Services[edit]

On weekdays, there is an hourly service from Hapton to Burnley Central and Colne (eastbound) and Blackpool South via Blackburn and Preston (westbound). On Sundays, there is a two-hourly service in each direction.

From 14 May 2012 Hapton became a request only stop, in addition to Huncoat, Burnley Barracks and Pleasington.[1]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Huncoat   Northern Rail
(East Lancashire Line)
  Rose Grove

Coordinates: 53°46′55″N 2°19′01″W / 53.782°N 2.317°W / 53.782; -2.317