North Road railway station

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This article is about the station in Darlington, United Kingdom. For the earlier name of a station in Melbourne, Australia, see Ormond railway station. For other uses, see North Road railway station (disambiguation).
North Road National Rail
North Road
Location
Place Darlington
Local authority Darlington
Coordinates 54°32′08″N 1°33′14″W / 54.5356°N 1.5538°W / 54.5356; -1.5538Coordinates: 54°32′08″N 1°33′14″W / 54.5356°N 1.5538°W / 54.5356; -1.5538
Grid reference NZ289157
Operations
Station code NRD
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   19,327
2005/06 Increase 20,951
2006/07 Decrease 20,511
2007/08 Increase 23,132
2008/09 Increase 26,416
2009/10 Decrease 23,252
2010/11 Increase 25,216
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at North Road from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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North Road railway station, also known as North Road (Darlington) on some station announcements and departure boards, serves the northern areas of Darlington and parts of southern County Durham, England. The station is on the Bishop Auckland branch of the Tees Valley Line and is operated by Northern Rail which provides all passenger train services on this line. The station is closely linked with the history of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, being the original Darlington station. The station building, now the Darlington Railway Centre and Museum, is listed Grade II*.[1] Trains do not however stop under the train shed roof, instead using the eastern end of the platform in the open air. The station is on the Bishop Line.

Station facilities here have recently been improved as part of the successful Tees Valley Metro project. The package for this station included new fully lit waiting shelters, renewed station signage and the installation of CCTV. The long-line Public Address system (PA) has been renewed and upgraded with pre-recorded train announcements.

Services[edit]

There is a basic two-hourly service in each direction from the station (including Sundays), increasing to hourly during weekday peak periods. These trains are run by Northern Rail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NORTH ROAD RAILWAY STATION (NOW RAILWAY MUSEUM)". Listed Buildings Online. Retrieved 2010-02-28. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
Northern Rail
Disused railways
Terminus   Darlington and Barnard Castle Railway   Piercebridge