Marton railway station
Marton railway station July 2014
|Local authority||Redcar and Cleveland|
|Number of platforms||1|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||Middlesbrough and Guisborough Railway|
|Pre-grouping||North Eastern Railway|
|Post-grouping||London and North Eastern Railway|
|25 February 1854||Opened as Ormesby|
|17 May 1982||Renamed Marton|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Marton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Marton railway station (formerly Ormesby railway station) is located on the outskirts and serves the suburb of Marton, Middlesbrough, in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. The station is part of the Esk Valley Line and is approximately 3 miles (5 km) south east of Middlesbrough railway station. Being just within the borough of Redcar and Cleveland, it can be accessed from the B1380 (Ladgate Lane), between Stewart Park and Ormesby Hall. It is operated by Northern who provide all of the station's passenger services.
The station is served by up to sixteen trains per day (four on a Sunday during the spring/summer timetable).
Station facilities were upgraded in 2012 as part of the Tees Valley Metro project. The package for the station included a new fully lit waiting shelter, renewed station signage and the installation of CCTV. A long-line Public Address system (PA) has been also been installed, with pre-recorded train announcements.
A passenger information screen with details of train times was installed at the station in March 2016.
The station has a limited number of car parking spaces.
Originally named Ormesby, the station was renamed Marton on 17 May 1982.
Monday to Saturday: The service is made up of the following elements: -
- The Esk Valley service between Middlesbrough and Whitby (4 trains each way per day)
- Eleven trains each way between Nunthorpe and Newcastle via Middlesbrough & Sunderland
- Two each way between Darlington and Nunthorpe
- The Esk Valley Middlesbrough - Whitby service runs for approximately 32 weeks from the end of March to early November. Four trains each way operate.
- "Esk Valley Railway : Northern Rail Timetable". Esk Valley Railway Development Company. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
- "Railway station for Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital". BBC Tees News. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 178. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
- Butt 1995, pp. 156, 178
- "Middlesbrough James Cook Hospital railway station opens". BBC Tees News. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
- "Esk Valley Railway : Northern Rail Timetable". Esk Valley Railway Development Company. Retrieved 31 March 2014.
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|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Esk Valley Line
|Middlesbrough||Middlesbrough & Guisborough Railway||Nunthorpe|
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