Brough railway station
Brough railway station, 2005
|Local authority||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Managed by||TransPennine Express|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 1840|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Brough from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
Brough railway station serves the town of Brough in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is managed by First TransPennine Express, and also served by Northern, First Hull Trains and Virgin Trains East Coast.
The station was originally opened by the Hull and Selby Railway in 1840 and at one time had four tracks passing through. The course of the additional outer tracks (and the two disused platform faces) are still visible, although these were removed in the early 1970s.
There is a ticket office inside the main building which is often manned, and there is a self-service ticket machine outside the door available 24 hours a day; there is also a vending machine. This station is managed by First TransPennine Express.
All services on the various routes out of Hull call at the station, giving it good links with many towns and cities in the rest of Yorkshire. There are also a number of through trains each day to and from London Kings Cross, courtesy of First Hull Trains (seven departures each day) and Virgin Trains East Coast. (one a.m. service outbound, returning in the evening).
Currently there are two trains per hour to Doncaster, one serving most local stations, the other limited stop and extended to Sheffield, and one train per hour (with some two-hour gaps) to York. Some services continue from Hull onto the Yorkshire Coast Line to Beverley, Bridlington and Scarborough.
Sunday sees an hourly service to Sheffield and every two hours to York & Manchester (with some extra trains in the afternoon). There are now also a few through trains to Scarborough all year since the December 2009 timetable change.
New Northern franchise operator Arriva Rail North has promised to introduce an additional hourly service between Leeds & Bridlington that will call here after it takes over in April 2016. Service frequency improvements will also be implemented on the York & Sheffield routes both on weekdays and on Sundays as part of the new franchise agreement.
In 2015, a small coffee kiosk was opened on Platform 2.
- GB eNRT December 2015 Edition, Table 26
- GB eNRT May 2016 Edition, Tables 29 & 39
- Northern Franchise Improvements - DfTDepartment for Transport
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|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Selby||Virgin Trains East Coast
East Coast Main Line
|Howden||First Hull Trains
|Gilberdyke||First TransPennine Express
Line and station open
|North Eastern Railway||Melton Halt
Line open, station closed