Arram railway station

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Arram National Rail
ArramRailwayStation.jpg
Location
Place Arram
Local authority East Riding of Yorkshire
Coordinates 53°53′02″N 0°25′30″W / 53.884000°N 0.425000°W / 53.884000; -0.425000Coordinates: 53°53′02″N 0°25′30″W / 53.884000°N 0.425000°W / 53.884000; -0.425000
Grid reference TA035442
Operations
Station code ARR
Managed by Northern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 3,484
2012/13 Decrease 2,496
2013/14 Decrease 1,900
2014/15 Increase 1,976
2015/16 Decrease 1,704
History
Key dates Opened 1853 (1853)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Arram from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Arram railway station serves the small village of Arram in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is located on the Yorkshire Coast Line and is operated by Northern who provide all passenger train services. It is mentioned in the song "Slow Train" by Flanders and Swann.[1]

History[edit]

Opened by the York and North Midland Railway, then by the North Eastern Railway, it became part of the London and North Eastern Railway during the Grouping of 1923. The station then passed on to the Eastern Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948.

When Sectorisation was introduced in the 1980s, the station was served by Regional Railways until the Privatisation of British Railways.

Facilities[edit]

The station is unstaffed and has very basic facilities (the station house is privately owned and all the other buildings have been demolished, leaving only waiting shelters on each platform).[2] The platforms are staggered, either side of a half-barrier level crossing and each has level access from the road.[3] No ticket machine is provided, so passengers must buy tickets in advance or on the train.

Services[edit]

The station has a limited service compared with others on the route due to the rural nature of the area it serves - currently six services towards Bridlington call and four towards Hull (Monday to Saturday). A single train calls in each direction on Sundays.[4]

Routes[edit]

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
Northern
Yorkshire Coast Line
Historical railways
Y&NMR
Station closed; Line open

References[edit]

  1. ^ Farley, Paul; Roberts, Michael Symmons (2012). "Paths". Edgelands (1 ed.). London: Vintage. p. 27. ISBN 9780099539773. 
  2. ^ Arram railway station Thompson, Nigel; Geograph.org ; Retrieved 29 November 2016
  3. ^ Arram station facilities National Rail Enquiries
  4. ^ Table 43 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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