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 Northern Trains
Platforms2
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 [1] opened
Passengers
2014/15Increase2.svg 1,164
2015/16Increase2.svg 1,342
2016/17Decrease2.svg 1,040
2017/18Increase2.svg 1,042
2018/19Increase2.svg 1,114
Notes
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road
Station with Thornton Abbey gatehouse visible in background. Thornton Abbey.jpg
Station with Thornton Abbey gatehouse visible in background.

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

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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 Northern. The station has a two-hourly service in each direction on weekdays. [2] All services are now provided by a Class 153 single unit railcar. The Sunday services is limited to summer months only (May to mid-September) and four trips each way.

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References

  1. Butt 1995, p. 229.
  2. GB National Rail Timetable 2016 Edition, Table 28

Sources

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