Thornton Abbey railway station

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Thornton Abbey National Rail
Thornton Abbey railway station 1.jpg
Location
Place Thornton Abbey
Local authority North Lincolnshire
Coordinates 53°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 reference TA109188
Operations
Station code TNA
Managed by Northern
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 1,350
2012/13 Decrease 954
2013/14 Increase 1,298
2014/15 Increase 1,164
2015/16 Increase 1,342
History
Original company Great Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway
Pre-grouping Great Central Railway
Post-grouping LNER
August 1849[1] opened
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* 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.
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal
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. 

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