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Seascale railway station

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Seascale railway station

Place Seascale
Local authority Copeland
Grid reference NY036011
Station code SSC
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   21,025
2005/06 Increase 25,681
2006/07 Decrease 24,157
2007/08 Increase 26,740
2008/09 Increase 27,706
2009/10 Increase 33,788
2010/11 Increase 43,590
2011/12 Decrease 37,438
2012/13 Decrease 32,840
Key dates Opened 1850 (1850)
National RailUK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Seascale from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Seascale railway station serves the village of Seascale in Cumbria, England. The railway station is on the Cumbrian Coast Line, and operated by Northern Rail who provide all passenger train services.

The railway is dual-track as it passes through Seascale. The railway at Seascale passes over three bridges (two paths; one road) and underneath one (footbridge). The views are of St Bees Head and Scotland (to the north), Seascale village (to the east and south) and the Isle of Man (to the west). There are train shelters and seating but this is not a staffed station. Passenger trains frequencies have improved slightly since the December 2008 timetable change (there are now ten departures per day to Barrow and Carlisle), although there is no evening or Sunday service. Freight trains often pass through either going to or coming from Sellafield (the nuclear power station).

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  • Train times and station information for Seascale railway station from National Rail
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