Sheffield to Hull Line

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Sheffield to Hull Line
Overview
Type Heavy rail
System National Rail
Status Operational
Locale Yorkshire and the Humber
Termini Hull Paragon
Sheffield Midland
Stations 20
Operation
Owner Network Rail
Operator(s) East Coast
First Hull Trains
First TransPennine Express
Northern Rail
Rolling stock Class 144, Class 91, Class 180, Class 185
Technical
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Sheffield to Hull Line
King George Dock
Hull Paragon Bus interchange
Yorkshire Coast Line
to Scarborough
Hessle
Humber Bridge
Ferriby
Brough
Broomfleet
Gilberdyke
Hull to York Line
Saltmarshe
Goole railway swing bridge
Goole
Thorne North
South TransPennine Line
Scunthorpe
River Trent
Althorpe
Crowle
Thorne South
Hatfield and Stainforth
Kirk Sandall
Adwick
Bentley
Doncaster
Conisbrough
Mexborough
Swinton
Rotherham Central
Meadowhall Supertram (Sheffield)
Sheffield Midland Supertram (Sheffield)

The Sheffield to Hull line is a railway line in northern England. It runs from Sheffield north east to Hull Paragon via Doncaster. Stopping services on the line are provided by Northern Rail, with many branching off to Adwick or Scunthorpe. Some stopping services continue through Hull on the Yorkshire Coast Line or through Sheffield from the Sheffield-Lincoln Line.

No fast services run the entire length of the line, although CrossCountry trains link Sheffield with Doncaster, as do occasional East Midlands Trains services, while First TransPennine Express operates the South TransPennine route linking Sheffield with Scunthorpe via Doncaster.

Northern Rail operate a semi fast service along the line, with most continuing on to Bridlington / Scarborough, calling at Sheffield, Meadowhall, Doncaster, Goole, Brough, Hull, most of these services also continue fast to Bridlington calling only at Cottingham, Beverley, Driffield and Bridlington.

In February 2013 a significant landslip from a coal slag heap at the Hatfield Colliery closed the line between Hatfield and Stainforth railway station and Thorne South/Thorne North with bus replacements between Goole and Doncaster plus Scunthorpe and Doncaster stations, the buses leave hourly.[1] The route reopened on 8 July 2013 following the successful clearance of the mining spoil responsible & completion of major repairs to the trackbed, though only a limited service (1 train per hour each way) was initially in operation. A full timetable resumed on 29 July.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Yorkshire landslip rail line closed for weeks". BBC News (BBC). 13 February 2013. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 

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