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Worksop railway station

Worksop Station in 1957

Worksop railway station serves the town of Worksop in Nottinghamshire, England.

Opened in July 1849 by the Sheffield and Lincolnshire Junction Railway, part of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, it is today an intermediate stop on the regional service from Lincoln Central to Sheffield operated by Northern Rail and the northern terminus of East Midlands Trains' Robin Hood Line from Nottingham and Mansfield (the section from the latter town was re-opened to passengers on 25 May 1998, after originally losing them to the Beeching Axe in October 1964).

Worksop Power signal box (PSB), which was opened in 1998, is located at the western end of the station on the Retford-bound platform, and there are a number of goods loops and sidings close by that are used for stabling and reversing/recessing coal trains serving the nearby power stations at West Burton and Cottam.


On weekdays there is a basic hourly service on both the Sheffield to Lincoln route and the Robin Hood line to Nottingham. Some additional peak period trains operate between Sheffield and Retford (with a few starting and finishing here in the early morning and late evening) and most services on this line continue through to Meadowhall, Doncaster and Adwick. On Saturdays only there are three trains to and

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