Bolton-upon-Dearne railway station
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|Place||Bolton upon Dearne|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|PTE||Travel South Yorkshire|
|Original company||Swinton and Knottingley Joint Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Swinton and Knottingley Joint Railway|
|Post-grouping||Swinton and Knottingley Joint Railway|
|1 July 1879||Opened as Hickleton|
|1 November 1879||Renamed Bolton-on-Dearne|
|15 January 1924||Renamed Bolton-on-Dearne for Goldthorpe|
|12 June 1961||Renamed Bolton-on-Dearne|
|3 April 2008||Renamed Bolton-upon-Dearne|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Bolton-upon-Dearne from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Bolton-upon-Dearne railway station was opened by the Swinton and Knottingley Railway on 1 July 1879, and was originally named Hickleton. The station was renamed as Bolton-on-Dearne on 1 November 1879. The name was altered again on 15 January 1924 to become 'Bolton-on-Dearne For Goldthorpe', before reverting to 'Bolton-on-Dearne' on 12 June 1961. It was renamed Bolton-upon-Dearne on 3 April 2008.
The station was reported[where?] as being in the worst condition of any in South Yorkshire and the Passenger Transport Executive earmarked improvements to bring it up to a decent standard. Work to renew platforms (increase height, resurface), provide new waiting shelters and lighting was completed in November 2007. A new footbridge was opened in April 2010.
- Quick, Michael (February 2012). Railway Passenger Stations in Great Britain - A Chronology - 2nd supplement (PDF). p. 4. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
- "Railway station to get facelift". BBC News. 2007-01-20. Retrieved 2010-04-20.
- "Railwayman remembered at bridge". Sheffield Star. 2010-04-17. Retrieved 2010-04-20.
- GB eNRT December 2015 Edition, Table 31
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