There are a couple of my pet hates here at Ulleskelf station back in 1985 - dull weather and an island platform! Both help take interest out of photos! This is a small station south of York on the East Coast Main Line so the compensation - back then anyway - was a decent variety of workings and locomotives, all diesel back in 1985 of course.
More info (from Wikipedia)
Ulleskelf railway station
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|Managed by||Northern Rail|
|Number of platforms||2 (1 island)|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information andonward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 1839|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Ulleskelf.|
Ulleskelf railway station serves Ulleskelf in North Yorkshire, England. The station is 8.75 miles (14 km) south of York.
The station opened on 29 May 1839 on the York and North Midland Railway near where it crossed the River Wharfe. Nowadays, the station is unstaffed, and all trains that call there are run by Northern Rail.
Accidents and incidents
- On 24 November 1906, a passenger train overran signals and ran into the rear of a freight train.
Despite it being on three lines, only ten trains a day (Monday to Saturday) call at Ulleskelf. Five to York northbound and two to Sheffield and three to Leeds (two of the latter continue to Blackpool North) southbound.
A similar service runs on Sundays, four trains to York northbound, two to Sheffield and two to Hull southbound.
In December 1997, a wheelchair accessible footbridge opened