Hapton railway station
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||East Lancashire Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway|
|Post-grouping||London, Midland and Scottish Railway|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hapton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Hapton railway station serves the English village of Hapton 3 miles (5 km) west of Burnley Central railway station on the East Lancashire Line operated by Northern. It is unmanned. Between 2004–5 and 2005–6, passenger usage fell by 21%, but in the years since, it has risen again by more than 60%.
The station has only basic facilities available, the standard plexiglass shelters, passenger information screens and PA system, with no permanent buildings. It is fully accessible for disabled travellers, via ramps from the nearby main road to each platform.
On weekdays, there is an hourly service from Hapton to Burnley Central and Colne (eastbound) and Blackpool South via Blackburn and Preston (westbound). On Sundays, there is a two-hourly service in each direction.
- Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 113. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
- Hapton station facilities National Rail Enquiries; Retrieved 25 November 2016
- Table 97 National Rail timetable, May 2016
- East Lancs stations to become 'request only' from today Lancashire Evening Telegraph
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|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
East Lancashire Line