Umberleigh railway station

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Umberleigh National Rail
Umberleighplat.jpg
Looking north towards Barnstaple
Location
PlaceUmberleigh
Local authorityNorth Devon
Coordinates50°59′46″N 3°58′59″W / 50.99620°N 3.98306°W / 50.99620; -3.98306Coordinates: 50°59′46″N 3°58′59″W / 50.99620°N 3.98306°W / 50.99620; -3.98306
Grid referenceSS609238
Operations
Station codeUMB
Managed byGreat Western Railway
Number of platforms1
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 34,210
2014/15Increase 37,608
2015/16Decrease 31,324
2016/17Increase 37,076
2017/18Decrease 34,784
History
Original companyNorth Devon Railway
Pre-groupingLondon and South Western Railway
Post-groupingSouthern Railway
Opened1854
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 Umberleigh from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Umberleigh railway station serves the village of Umberleigh in Devon, England. It is on the Tarka Line 32.25 miles (52 km) north west of Exeter St Davids station on the way to Barnstaple.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the North Devon Railway on 1 August 1854.[1]

Services[edit]

All trains on the Barnstaple to Exmouth service stop at Umberleigh, giving it an hourly service each way on weekdays and two-hourly in each direction on Sundays.[2] Trains connect with main line services at Exeter St Davids.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Portsmouth Arms   Great Western Railway
Tarka Line
  Chapelton

Community railway[edit]

The railway between Exeter and Barnstaple is designated as a community railway and is supported by marketing provided by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership. The line is promoted under the "Tarka Line" name.

The "Rising Sun" pub at Umberleigh is included in the Tarka Line rail ale trail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nicholas, John (1992). The North Devon Line. Sparkford: Oxford Publishing Company. ISBN 0-86093-461-6.
  2. ^ Table 136 National Rail timetable, May 2016


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