Huncoat railway station

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Huncoat National Rail
Huncoat Railway Station.jpg
Location
Place Huncoat
Local authority Hyndburn
Coordinates 53°46′19″N 2°20′46″W / 53.772°N 2.346°W / 53.772; -2.346Coordinates: 53°46′19″N 2°20′46″W / 53.772°N 2.346°W / 53.772; -2.346
Grid reference SD772307
Operations
Station code HCT
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  10,914
2005/06 Increase 11,071
2006/07 Decrease 10,889
2007/08 Decrease 10,617
2008/09 Increase 11,354
2009/10 Increase 13,274
2010/11 Increase 16,006
2011/12 Increase 18,974
2012/13 Decrease 17,886
History
Original company East Lancashire Railway
Pre-grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-grouping London Midland and Scottish Railway
18 September 1848 Opened [1]
Unknown Relocated 745 m south[1]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Huncoat from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Huncoat railway station is a railway station which serves the village of Huncoat, between Accrington and Burnley in Lancashire, England. The station is 8 miles (13 km) east of Blackburn railway station on the East Lancashire Line operated by Northern Rail.

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturday, there is an hourly service from Huncoat to Burnley and Colne (eastbound) and Blackpool South via Accrington, Blackburn and Preston (westbound). On Sundays, there is a two-hourly service in each direction.

Between 14 May 2012 and June 2014, Huncoat was a request-only stop.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. 125. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 
  2. ^ East Lancs stations to become 'request only' from today Lancashire Evening Telegraph
  3. ^ "Changes at Huncoat". Community Rail Lancashire. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Accrington   Northern Rail
East Lancashire Line
  Hapton