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Carlton railway station

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Place  Carlton
Station code  CTO
DfT category  F2
Number of platforms  2
Grid reference  SK619412
Managed by  East Midlands Trains
2011/12  22,372
Local authority  Gedling
Carlton railway station
Address  Netherfield, Nottingham NG4 2LB, United Kingdom
Similar  Netherfield railway station, Newark Castle railway st, Carlton railway station - S, Burton Joyce railway st, Collingham railway station

Cityrail trainspotting at carlton railway station 10th june 2013


Carlton railway station serves the suburb of Carlton in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. The station is 3 miles (5 km) east of Nottingham on the Nottingham to Lincoln Line operated by East Midlands Trains.

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It was opened on 3 August 1846. The station was renamed from Carlton & Netherfield to Carlton on 6 May 1974.

The station has two staggered platforms, there is a level crossing on Victoria Road, hence the staggered platforms to minimise delay to road traffic, and Carlton's centre is a considerable distance further away than Netherfield, where it is actually situated, but the nearby Netherfield railway station on the neighbouring Nottingham-Skegness line has already taken that name.

The station has a PlusBus scheme where train and bus tickets can be bought together for a cheaper price. It is in the same area as Beeston, Bulwell, Netherfield and Nottingham stations.

Service

There is generally an hourly service from Carlton. Westbound to Matlock via Nottingham and eastbound to Newark Castle with a few continuing to Lincoln Central at peak times and in the evening. A limited service operates on Sundays (late afternoon onwards).

References

Carlton railway station Wikipedia


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