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Hubberts Bridge railway station

Hubberts Bridge
Hubberts Bridge
Location
Place Hubberts Bridge
Local authority Boston
Coordinates
Grid reference TF269436
Operations
Station code HBB
Managed by East Midlands Trains
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 Increase 241
2005/06 Decrease 187
2006/07 Increase 411
2007/08 Decrease 305
2008/09 Increase 558
2009/10 Decrease 296
2010/11 Increase 342
National RailUK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hubberts Bridge from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Hubberts Bridge railway station serves the village of Hubberts Bridge in Lincolnshire, England. It is located on the Sleaford to Boston section of the Nottingham to Skegness line. Opened along with the line in 1859,[1] The eastbound platform is longer than the westbound platform: it can accommodate a three-car train, whereas the westbound platform can only accommodate a two-car train.[2]

The station is now owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains (EMT) Train Operating Company (TOC) who provide all rail services.

A signal box is present at the West end of the station to supervises a level crossing and the western end of the single track section from Boston, however, the station itself is unstaffed and offers limited facilities other than two shelters, bicycle storage, timetables and modern 'Help Points'. The full range of tickets for travel are purchased from the guard on the train at no extra cost, there are no retail facilities at this station.

Services

As of December 2010 there are typically two daily services in each direction to Nottingham and Skegness. There are no Sunday services.[3]

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
East Midlands Trains
Mondays-Saturdays only

References

  1. ^ Body, G. (1986), PSL Field Guides - Railways of the Eastern Region Volume 1 p.73, Patrick Stephens Ltd, Wellingborough, ISBN 0-85059-712-9
  2. ^ Yonge, John (September 2006) [1994]. Jacobs, Gerald, ed. Railway Track Diagrams 2: Eastern (3rd ed.). Bradford on Avon: Trackmaps. map 25C.  
  3. ^ "Table 19".  

External links

  • Train times and station information for Hubberts Bridge railway station from National Rail
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