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Thorne North railway station is a station on the Hull and Doncaster Branch serving the town of Thorne, South Yorkshire, England.
The Hull and Doncaster Branch is a secondary main railway line in England, connecting Kingston upon Hull to South Yorkshire and beyond via a branch from the Selby Line near Gilberdyke to a connection to the Barnsley to Barnetby Line at a junction near Thorne 8 miles northeast of Doncaster.
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 is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea 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.
Thorne North is one of two stations for the town, the other being Thorne South station, 1.3 miles away on the opposite side of the town which is used for services eastward towards Scunthorpe.
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.
Scunthorpe is an industrial town in North Lincolnshire, England. It is the administrative centre of the North Lincolnshire unitary authority, and had an estimated total resident population of 82,334 according to the 2016 census. A predominantly industrial town, Scunthorpe, the United Kingdom's largest steel processing centre, is also known as the "Industrial Garden Town". It is the third largest settlement in Lincolnshire, after Lincoln and Grimsby. The Member of Parliament for Scunthorpe is Nic Dakin (Labour).
The station was opened in 1869 as part of the North Eastern Railway's Hull and Doncaster Branch.
In February 2013 the line northeast of Hatfield and Stainforth station towards Thorne was blocked by the Hatfield Colliery landslip, with all services over the section halted. The line reopened in July 2013.
In February 2014 the station was accredited with Secure Station status from the Secure Stations Scheme for providing a safe environment for both passengers and staff.
The Secure Stations Scheme is an accreditation scheme operated in the United Kingdom by the Department for Transport.
The station has a manned ticket office, which is open from 07:00 to 17:15 Monday to Friday and to 13:30 on Saturdays. Outside these times tickets must be bought on the train or prior to travel. Waiting shelters are provided on each platform and there are toilets in the main building that open at the same times as the ticket office. Digital display screens and timetable posters provide train running information. A footbridge links the platforms, but step-free access to both is available (to the southbound platform at all times, to the northbound via a barrow crossing that is only open when the station is staffed).
Stopping services between Sheffield and Hull and beyond call at Thorne North. Monday to Saturdays there is usually an hourly service, with some additional peak period calls.
Sundays there is an hourly service each way to Hull and Doncaster.
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Hull and Doncaster Branch
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Hatfield Colliery, also known as Hatfield Main Colliery, was a colliery in the South Yorkshire Coalfield, mining the High Hazel coal seam. The colliery was around 1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of Hatfield, South Yorkshire, adjacent north of the railway line from Doncaster to Scunthorpe northeast of Hatfield and Stainforth railway station.
The South Humberside Main Line runs from Doncaster and the East Coast Main Line to Thorne where it diverges from the Sheffield to Hull Line. It then runs eastwards to Scunthorpe and the Humber ports of Immingham and Grimsby, with the coastal resort of Cleethorpes as terminus.
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