Thornton Abbey railway station

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Thornton Abbey National Rail
Thornton Abbey railway station 1.jpg
Location
PlaceThornton Abbey
Local authorityNorth Lincolnshire
Coordinates53°39′16″N 0°19′23″W / 53.6545°N 0.3231°W / 53.6545; -0.3231Coordinates: 53°39′16″N 0°19′23″W / 53.6545°N 0.3231°W / 53.6545; -0.3231
Grid referenceTA109188
Operations
Station codeTNA
Managed byNorthern
Number of platforms2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 1,298
2014/15Increase 1,164
2015/16Increase 1,342
2016/17Decrease 1,040
2017/18Increase 1,042
History
Original companyGreat Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Central Railway
Post-groupingLNER
August 1849[1]opened
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Thornton Abbey from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
Station with Thornton Abbey gatehouse visible in background.

Thornton Abbey railway station is close to the site of Thornton Abbey in North Lincolnshire, England.

It was built by the Great Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway in 1849, replacing a temporary one at Thornton Curtis. It also serves the village of Thornton Curtis and is managed by Northern. The station has a two-hourly service in each direction on weekdays.[2] All services are now provided by a Class 153 single unit railcar. The Sunday services is limited to summer months only (May to mid-September) and four trips each way.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt 1995, p. 229.
  2. ^ GB National Rail Timetable 2016 Edition, Table 28

Sources[edit]

  • 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. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.

External links[edit]

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