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Retford railway station serves the town of Retford in Nottinghamshire, England and is 138 12 miles north of London Kings Cross on the East Coast Main Line. It is also 23 12 miles south east of Sheffield on the Sheffield to Lincoln Line.

Retford National Rail
Retfordfront.jpg
The station building at Retford
Location
Place Retford
Local authority District of Bassetlaw
Coordinates 53°18′54″N 0°56′53″W / 53.315°N 0.948°W / 53.315; -0.948Coordinates: 53°18′54″N 0°56′53″W / 53.315°N 0.948°W / 53.315; -0.948
Grid reference SK701803
Operations
Station code RET
Managed by Virgin Trains East Coast
Owned by Network Rail
Number of platforms 4
DfT category C2
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.409 million
2012/13 Increase 0.418 million
2013/14 Increase 0.431 million
2014/15 Increase 0.456 million
– Interchange   107,981
2015/16 Increase 0.484 million
– Interchange  Increase 112,823
History
Key dates Opened 1849 (1849)
National Rail – UK railway stations
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Up Leeds express in 1954

Retford railway station serves the town of Retford in Nottinghamshire, England and is 138 2 miles (222.9 km) north of London Kings Cross on the East Coast Main Line. It is also 23 2 miles (37.8 km) south east of Sheffield on the Sheffield to Lincoln Line.

It has four platforms, two of which serve the East Coast Main Line while two located at a lower level and at right angles to the first pair serve the Sheffield to Lincoln Line.

Trains at Retford, ECML | 21/07/18

A busy and sunny afternoon at Retford situated on the East Coast Mainline on the afternoon of Saturday 21st July 2018. This is the furthest north i have been so ...

Trains at Retford 26/01/19

Today we see trains at Retford. Featuring LNER liveried 800107.

Retford Railway Station (10/10/2018)

Here is a selection of clips from my visit to Retford on October 10th 2018. Retford Railway Station is situated on the East Coast Mainline in Nottinghamshire.

Retford, an East Coast Main Line Station

A few hours spent on Retford station. Amongst the regular flow of LNER HST's and class 91's, and Hull Trains and Grand Central class 180's, there was a class ...

Retford Railways 1999

Plenty of preserved action through Retford during 1999 especially during the May Day Bank Holiday weekend when some of the remaining legendary Deltic ...

Trains at Retford 20/02/19

Today we see trains at Retford. Featuring GA renatus 321329, LNER liveried 800107 and 801101 and 102.