Thornton Abbey railway station

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Thornton Abbey
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Location Thornton Abbey, North Lincolnshire
England
Coordinates 53°39′16″N0°19′23″W / 53.6545°N 0.3231°W / 53.6545; -0.3231 Coordinates: 53°39′16″N0°19′23″W / 53.6545°N 0.3231°W / 53.6545; -0.3231
Grid reference TA109188
Managed by East Midlands Railway
Platforms2 [1]
Other information
Station codeTNA
History
Original company Great Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway
Pre-grouping Great Central Railway
Post-grouping LNER
Key dates
August 1849 [2] opened
Passengers
2016/17Decrease2.svg 1,040

Thornton Abbey railway station is close to the site of Thornton Abbey in North Lincolnshire, England.

Contents

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 East Midlands Railway.

Services

All services at Thornton Abbey are operated by East Midlands Railway using Class 156 DMUs.

The typical Monday-Saturday service is one train every two hours between Cleethorpes and Barton-on-Humber. [3]

There is a Sunday service of four trains per day in each direction during the summer months only. There are no winter Sunday services at the station.

Services were previously operated by Northern Trains but transferred to East Midlands Railway as part of the May 2021 timetable changes. [4] [5]

Preceding station National Rail logo.svg National Rail Following station
East Midlands Railway

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References

References

  1. King 2019, p. 79.
  2. Butt 1995, p. 229.
  3. Table 28 National Rail timetable, May 2021
  4. "May 2021 Timetable Changes - Thornton Abbey". East Midlands Railway . Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  5. May Milestone for MML Timetable Modern Railways issue 872 May 2021 page 23


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