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Formerly know as Scunthorpe & Frodingham, Scunthorpe station as we know it today was built in 1928 to replace the previous Frodingham station, which was opened in 1864. Scunthorpe serves two main routes, with eastbound services toward Grimsby and Cleethorpes, and westbound services towards Manchester, provided by both First TransPennine Express and Northern Rail. The station site lies to the west of the old steelworks, which were the lifeblood of the town until the decision to close the mines in 1981. To this day Scunthorpe sits atop millions of tonnes of ore. The town’s main shopping and entertainment area is about 10 minutes’ walk northeast of the station, with most big-name retailers in the Parishes and Foundry centres. On the opposite side of the station lies the attractive Central Park, and there is pleasant countryside in the surrounding area, with the popular Normanby Hall Country Park to the north, and the Humber estuary to the east.

Station details & facilities

Scunthorpe’s main station building consists of a small manned counter, as well as a ticket machine and waiting room. The building leads directly onto platform 1 (towards Cleethorpes), with a footbridge linking to platform 2 (towards Manchester) – note that there is currently no step-free access to platform 2. There are toilet facilities and bike racks on platform 1, with additional racks outside the station. The station has a pay-and-display car park with 45 spaces.

Departures and arrivals from Scunthorpe

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Scunthorpe station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to CleethorpesTransPennine Express12:031On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetTransPennine Express12:072On time
to DoncasterNorthern12:482On time
to CleethorpesTransPennine Express13:031On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetTransPennine Express13:082On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Liverpool Lime StreetTransPennine Express12:021On time
from CleethorpesTransPennine Express12:062On time
from DoncasterNorthern12:201On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetTransPennine Express13:021On time
from CleethorpesTransPennine Express13:072On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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