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Thornton Abbey railway station

Thornton Abbey
Place Thornton Abbey
Local authority North Lincolnshire
Grid reference
Station code TNA
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 656
2005/06 767
2006/07 807
2007/08 762
2008/09 1,102
2009/10 1,056
2010/11 1,196
2011/12 1,350
2012/13 .954
2013/14 1,298
Original company Great Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway
Pre-grouping Great Central Railway
Post-grouping LNER
1849 opened
National RailUK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Thornton Abbey from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
UK Railways portal
Station with Thornton Abbey gatehouse visible in background.

Thornton Abbey railway station is a railway station close to the site of Thornton Abbey in North Lincolnshire, England. It was built by the Great Grimsby and Sheffield Junction Railway in 1849, replacing one at Thornton Curtis. It also serves the village of Thornton Curtis and is managed by Northern Rail. The station has a two-hourly service in each direction on weekdays.[1] All services are now provided by a Class 153 single unit railcar. The Sunday services is limited to summer months only and four trips each way.


  1. ^ GB National Rail Timetable 2013-14, Table 28

External links

  • Train times and station information for Thornton Abbey railway station from National Rail
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