Thornton Abbey railway station
|Local authority||North Lincolnshire|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||Great Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Great Central Railway|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* 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.|
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. 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.
- Butt 1995, p. 229.
- GB National Rail Timetable 2016 Edition, Table 28
- 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.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
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