Marton railway station

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Marton National Rail
Marton railway station July2014.jpg
Marton railway station July 2014
Location
Place Marton
Local authority Redcar and Cleveland
Coordinates 54°32′39″N 1°11′55″W / 54.5443°N 1.1985°W / 54.5443; -1.1985Coordinates: 54°32′39″N 1°11′55″W / 54.5443°N 1.1985°W / 54.5443; -1.1985
Grid reference NZ519168
Operations
Station code MTO
Managed by Northern
Number of platforms 1
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 9,130
2012/13 Increase 9,862
2013/14 Increase 10,576
2014/15 Decrease 10,568
2015/16 Increase 13,512
History
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
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* 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.
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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).[1]

Station facilities were upgraded in 2012 as part of the Tees Valley Metro project.[2] 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.

History[edit]

Marton station before it was upgraded in 2012.

Ormesby was one of the original railway stations on the Middlesbrough and Guisborough Railway. It was opened on 25 February 1854,[3] serving the village of Ormesby.

Originally named Ormesby, the station was renamed Marton on 17 May 1982.[4]

The nearby James Cook railway station to serve the James Cook University Hospital was opened on 18 May 2014.[5]

Services[edit]

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

Sundays:

  • The Esk Valley Middlesbrough - Whitby service runs for approximately 32 weeks from the end of March to early November. Four trains each way operate.[6]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Esk Valley Railway : Northern Rail Timetable". Esk Valley Railway Development Company. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Railway station for Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital". BBC Tees News. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 178. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  4. ^ Butt 1995, pp. 156, 178
  5. ^ "Middlesbrough James Cook Hospital railway station opens". BBC Tees News. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Esk Valley Railway : Northern Rail Timetable". Esk Valley Railway Development Company. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 
  • Suggitt, G. (2005). Lost Railways of North & East Yorkshire. Countryside Books. ISBN 1-85306-918-3. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Marton railway station at Wikimedia Commons

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
Northern
Esk Valley Line
Disused railways
Middlesbrough   Middlesbrough & Guisborough Railway   Nunthorpe