Umberleigh railway station

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Umberleigh National Rail
Umberleigh
Looking north towards Barnstaple
Location
Place Umberleigh
Local authority North Devon
Coordinates 50°59′46″N 3°58′59″W / 50.99620°N 3.98306°W / 50.99620; -3.98306Coordinates: 50°59′46″N 3°58′59″W / 50.99620°N 3.98306°W / 50.99620; -3.98306
Grid reference SS609238
Operations
Station code UMB
Managed by First Great Western
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03   7,951
2004/05 Increase 8,301
2005/06 Increase 10,408
2006/07 Increase 12,564
2007/08 Increase 13,811
2008/09 Increase 16,256
2009/10 Increase 17,718
2010/11 Increase 19,808
2011/12 Increase 23,774
2012/13 Increase 31,454
History
Original company North Devon Railway
Pre-grouping London and South Western Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Opened 1854
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Umberleigh from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Umberleigh railway station serves the village of Umberleigh in Devon, England. It is on the Tarka Line 32.25 miles (52 km) north west of Exeter St David's station on the way to Barnstaple.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the North Devon Railway on 1 August 1854.[1]

Services[edit]

All trains on the Barnstaple to Exmouth service stop at Umberleigh on request, giving it an hourly service each way on weekdays & two-hourly in each direction on Sundays. Trains connect with main line services at Exeter St Davids.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Portsmouth Arms   First Great Western
Tarka Line
  Chapelton

Community railway[edit]

The railway between Exeter and Barnstaple is designated as a community railway and is supported by marketing provided by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership. The line is promoted under the "Tarka Line" name.

The "Rising Sun" pub at Umberleigh is included in the Tarka Line rail ale trail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nicholas, John (1992). The North Devon Line. Sparkford: Oxford Publishing Company. ISBN 0-86093-461-6.