Langho railway station

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Langho National Rail
Langho railway station in 2007.jpg
Location
Place Langho
Local authority Ribble Valley
Coordinates 53°48′18″N 2°26′53″W / 53.805°N 2.448°W / 53.805; -2.448Coordinates: 53°48′18″N 2°26′53″W / 53.805°N 2.448°W / 53.805; -2.448
Grid reference SD705343
Operations
Station code LHO
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  22,713
2005/06 Increase 26,239
2006/07 Decrease 23,999
2007/08 Increase 24,935
2008/09 Increase 26,072
2009/10 Increase 31,872
2010/11 Increase 37,234
2011/12 Increase 40,376
2012/13 Increase 49,710
2013/14 Decrease 48,082
History
Original company Bolton, Blackburn, Clitheroe and West Yorkshire Railway
Pre-grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-grouping London Midland and Scottish Railway
22 June 1850 Opened[1]
7 May 1956 Closed[1]
29 May 1994 Reopened[1]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Langho from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Langho railway station serves the village of Langho in the Ribble Valley in Lancashire, England. The station is 5 14 miles (8.4 km) north of Blackburn.

It is one of four railway stations along the Ribble line from Blackburn to Clitheroe reopened in the mid 1990s by Lancashire County Council, having been closed by the British Railways Board as an economy measure in 1956,[2] six years before the local passenger service over the line ceased. The station has maintained transport links with existing bus services and has its services provided by Northern Rail.

Services[edit]

There is generally an hourly service daily northbound to Clitheroe and southbound to Blackburn and Manchester Victoria with extra trains during peak hours.

Trains on this service call:

Northbound at:

Southbound at:

On Sundays in the summer, one or two trains operate from Preston or Blackpool North along the Ribble Valley Line via Clitheroe to Hellifield railway station and onwards towards Carlisle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 138. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 
  2. ^ Daniels, Gerald David; Dench, Leslie Alan (February 1963) [1962]. Passengers No More 1952–1962. Closures of stations and branch lines (PDF) (2nd ed.). Brighton: GLO. p. 17. OCLC 504319235. 

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Whalley   Northern Rail
Ribble Valley Line
  Ramsgreave and Wilpshire