Carlton railway station
|Managed by||East Midlands Railway|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||Midland Railway|
|Post-grouping||London, Midland and Scottish Railway|
|3 August 1846||Opened as Carlton|
|1 November 1871||Renamed Carlton and Gedling|
|1 November 1896||Renamed Carlton and Netherfield for Gedling and Colwick|
|7 May 1973||Renamed Carlton and Netherfield|
|6 May 1974||Renamed Carlton|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Carlton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
The station has two staggered platforms, there is a level crossing on Victoria Road, hence the staggered platforms to minimise delay to road traffic, and Carlton's centre is a considerable distance further away than Netherfield's, but the nearby Netherfield railway station on the neighbouring Nottingham-Skegness line had already taken that name.
There is generally an hourly service from Carlton, with trains running westbound to Matlock via Nottingham and eastbound to Newark Castle with a few continuing to Lincoln Central at peak times and in the evening. There is a reduced service on Sundays.
- "Opening of the Nottingham and Lincoln Railway". Lincolnshire Chronicle. England. 7 August 1846. Retrieved 2 March 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- Slater, J.N., ed. (July 1974). "Stations renamed by LMR". Notes and News. Railway Magazine. Vol. 120 no. 879. London: IPC Transport Press. p. 363. ISSN 0033-8923.
- "Train timetable 18 August to 14 December 2019" (PDF). East Midlands Railway. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
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