Metheringham railway station

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Metheringham National Rail
Metheringham
Location
Place Metheringham
Local authority North Kesteven
Coordinates 53°08′20″N 0°23′28″W / 53.139°N 0.391°W / 53.139; -0.391Coordinates: 53°08′20″N 0°23′28″W / 53.139°N 0.391°W / 53.139; -0.391
Grid reference TF077614
Operations
Station code MGM
Managed by East Midlands Trains
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   97,123
2005/06 Increase 107,919
2006/07 Increase 122,255
2007/08 Decrease 101,440
2008/09 Increase 107,090
2009/10 Decrease 98,722
2010/11 Decrease 98,262
2011/12 Increase 109,586
2012/13 Decrease 102,224
History
Original company Great Northern and Great Eastern Joint Railway
Pre-grouping Great Northern and Great Eastern Joint Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
1 August 1882 Opened as Blankney and Metheringham
11 September 1961 Closed
6 October 1975 Reopened as Metheringham
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Metheringham from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Metheringham railway station serves the village of Metheringham in Lincolnshire, England.

The station is now owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains (EMT) Train Operating Company (TOC) who provide all rail services.

The station is unstaffed and offers limited facilities other than two shelters, bicycle storage, timetables and modern 'Help Points'. The full range of tickets for travel are purchased from the guard on the train at no extra cost, there are no retail facilities at this station.

History[edit]

The station was opened to passengers on 1 July 1882 named Blankney & Metheringham. It closed to passengers on 11 September 1961 but was reopened on 6 October 1975 as Metheringham. The station is currently being refurbished. The signal box at the south of the station is labelled 'Blankney' and operates the level crossing on the B1189 road.

Blankney & Metheringham in 1961

Names[edit]

  • Blankney & Metheringham
  • Metheringham (6 October 1975)

External links[edit]

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
East Midlands Trains
Mondays-Saturdays only
Historical railways
Line open, station closed
Great Northern and Great Eastern Joint Railway
Line open, station closed