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Doncaster railway station serves the town of Doncaster, in South Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the East Coast Main Line 156 miles north of London King's Cross and managed by Virgin Trains East Coast. It is a major passenger interchange between the East Coast Main Line and Cross Country Route and local services running across the North of England. It is also the point for which Virgin Trains East Coast services from London divide, either branching off to Leeds or continuing north to Scotland via Newcastle and the North East.

Doncaster National Rail
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The frontage at Doncaster
Location
Place Doncaster
Local authority Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster
Coordinates 53°31′21″N 1°08′22″W / 53.5225°N 1.1395°W / 53.5225; -1.1395Coordinates: 53°31′21″N 1°08′22″W / 53.5225°N 1.1395°W / 53.5225; -1.1395
Grid reference SE571032
Operations
Station code DON
Managed by Virgin Trains East Coast
Number of platforms 9
DfT category B
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 3.883 million
– Interchange  Increase 1.284 million
2012/13 Decrease 3.835 million
– Interchange  Decrease 1.278 million
2013/14 Decrease 3.409 million
– Interchange  Decrease 1.250 million
2014/15 Increase 3.678 million
– Interchange  Increase 1.320 million
2015/16 Increase 3.752 million
– Interchange  Increase 1.374 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE South Yorkshire
Zone Doncaster
National Rail – UK railway stations
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At the station in 1953
Down Express departing in 1957
A Deltic locomotive coupling to the Hull-King's Cross train, July 1975

Doncaster railway station serves the town of Doncaster, in South Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the East Coast Main Line 156 miles (251 km) north of London King's Cross and managed by Virgin Trains East Coast. It is a major passenger interchange between the East Coast Main Line and Cross Country Route and local services running across the North of England. It is also the point for which Virgin Trains East Coast services from London divide, either branching off to Leeds or continuing north to Scotland via Newcastle and the North East.