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Hull Paragon Interchange is an integrated rail and bus station in the city centre of Kingston upon Hull, England.

Hull Paragon Interchange National Rail
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Station in May 2008
Location
Place Hull
Local authority Kingston upon Hull
Coordinates 53°44′37″N 0°20′46″W / 53.7435°N 0.3460°W / 53.7435; -0.3460Coordinates: 53°44′37″N 0°20′46″W / 53.7435°N 0.3460°W / 53.7435; -0.3460
Grid reference TA090287
Operations
Station code HUL
Managed by TransPennine Express
Number of platforms 6
DfT category B
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 2.213 million
2012/13 Decrease 2.158 million
2013/14 Increase 2.204 million
2014/15 Decrease 2.199 million
2015/16 Increase 2.252 million
History
Key dates Opened 1847 (1847)
National Rail – UK railway stations
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Hull Paragon Interchange is an integrated rail and bus station in the city centre of Kingston upon Hull, England.

The G.T. Andrews designed Paragon Station and the adjoining Station Hotel opened in 1847 as the new Hull terminus for the growing traffic of the York and North Midland (Y&NMR) leased to the Hull and Selby Railway (H&S). As well as trains to the west the station was the terminus of the Y&NMR and H&S railway's Hull to Scarborough Line. From the 1860s the station also became the terminus of the Hull and Holderness and Hull and Hornsea railways.

At the beginning of the 20th century the North Eastern Railway (NER) expanded the trainshed and station to the designs William Bell, installing the present five arched span platform roof. In 1962 a modernist office block Paragon House was installed above the station main entrance, replacing a 1900s iron canopy; the offices were initially used as regional headquarters for British Rail.

A bus station was erected adjacent to the north of the station in the mid 1930s. In the early 2000s plans for an integrated bus and rail station were made, as part of a larger development including a shopping centre; St Stephen's shopping centre, a hotel, housing, and music and theatre facilities. The new station, named "Paragon Interchange" opened in September 2007, integrating the city's railway and bus stations under William Bell's 1900s trainshed.

As of October 2016, the rail station is operated by TransPennine Express, which provides train services along with Northern, Hull Trains and Virgin Trains East Coast.

The station will once again be given a revamp ahead of Hull's City of Culture year in 2017, with a £1.4 million investment providing a new waiting area and more retail units amongst other general improvements.

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