Burton Joyce railway station

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Burton Joyce National Rail
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Location
Place Burton Joyce
Local authority Gedling
Grid reference SK644433
Operations
Station code BUJ
Managed by East Midlands Trains
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 6,786
2012/13 Increase 6,928
2013/14 Decrease 5,302
2014/15 Increase 5,372
2015/16 Increase 8,228
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Burton Joyce from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Burton Joyce railway station serves the village of Burton Joyce in Nottinghamshire, England. It lies between Carlton and Lowdham stations on the Nottingham to Lincoln Line.

History[edit]

It was engineered by George Stephenson and opened by the Midland Railway on 3 August 1846.[1] The contractors for the line were Craven and Son of Newark and Nottingham[1]

The Nottingham (westbound) platform was shortened significantly when locomotive-hauled trains stopped in the 1960s, during the Beeching era. The main fleet through the station is class 153s and 156s, and sometimes 158s.

Facilities[edit]

The station has two platforms, a five-space car park and shelters on both platforms. East Midlands Trains serve this station with trains between Lincoln and Nottingham. Some services start at Worksop in the early morning, and some continue past Lincoln to Sleaford. Most services on a weekday travel between Matlock and Newark Castle with some continuing to Lincoln Central.

External links[edit]

The station in 1963
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Opening of the Nottingham and Lincoln Railway". Lincolnshire Chronicle. England. 7 August 1846. Retrieved 2 March 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive. (subscription required (help)). 

Coordinates: 52°58′59″N 1°02′30″W / 52.98306°N 1.04167°W / 52.98306; -1.04167