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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.
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.
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 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 Doncaster and Hull and beyond call at Thorne North. Monday to Saturdays there is usually an hourly service, with some additional peak period calls.Services to/from Sheffield stop only at peak periods and in the late evening - connections can be made at Doncaster at other times.
Sundays there is an hourly service each way to the same destinations.
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Hull and Doncaster Branch
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