Thorne (Old) railway station

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Thorne (Old)
Location
Place Thorne
Area Doncaster
Coordinates 53°36′33″N0°58′01″W / 53.60916°N 0.96682°W / 53.60916; -0.96682 Coordinates: 53°36′33″N0°58′01″W / 53.60916°N 0.96682°W / 53.60916; -0.96682
Grid reference SE684130
Operations
Original company South Yorkshire Railway & River Dun Navigation
History
1859 Opened
1866 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Thorne (Old) railway station was the second railway station built by the South Yorkshire Railway to serve the town of Thorne, South Yorkshire, England. It was situated near the town centre on the first stage of the canal-side line to Keadby, which was opened in September 1859. The new line left the original South Yorkshire Railway just before arriving at Thorne Waterside taking a right-handed junction towards the town centre. When the line opened this station was the terminus of the line.

The South Yorkshire Railway was a railway company with lines in the south of the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Thorne, South Yorkshire town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England

Thorne is a market town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 16,592, increasing to 17,295 at the 2011 Census.

England Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north-northwest. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.

The canalside line fell out of use after new 'straightened' lines were opened in 1864, with a new station Thorne South about a third of a mile to the south. Another station Thorne North opened, to the north of the town centre, with the line to Hull in 1869.

Thorne South railway station

Thorne South railway station is one of two stations serving the ex-mining town of Thorne in South Yorkshire, England. The station is 9.75 miles (16 km) north of Doncaster on the South Humberside Main Line. It is unstaffed, and the only passenger facilities are standard shelters on each platform.

Thorne North railway station

Thorne North railway station is a station on the Hull and Doncaster Branch serving the town of Thorne, South Yorkshire, England.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Stainforth   South Yorkshire Railway & River Dun Navigation
Doncaster to Thorne line
  Maud's Bridge Halt

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