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Scarborough
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Location
Place Scarborough
Local authority Scarborough
Coordinates 54°16′47″N 0°24′20″W / 54.279800°N 0.405500°W / 54.279800; -0.405500Coordinates: 54°16′47″N 0°24′20″W / 54.279800°N 0.405500°W / 54.279800; -0.405500
Grid reference TA039883
Operations
Station code SCA
Managed by First TransPennine Express
Platforms in use 5
Live arrivals/departures and station information from National Rail
Annual rail passenger usage
2004/05 * 0.748 million
2005/06 * 0.752 million
2006/07 * 0.766 million
History
Key dates Opened 1845 (1845)
National Rail - UK railway stations
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* Annual passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Scarborough from Office of Rail Regulation statistics.

Scarborough railway station is a railway station in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. It opened in 1845. It is one of the eastern termini (end stations) of the North TransPennine route operated by First TransPennine Express. It is also at the northern end of the Yorkshire Coast Line. It also has the longest station seat in the world at 152 yards (139 m) in length.

Until 1950 it served a line to Pickering. Until 1965 it served a line from Whitby.

Services

From Monday to Saturdays there is normally an hourly First TransPennine Express service to York, Leeds, Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street. There is a two-hourly service to Bridlington and Hull on the Yorkshire Coast Line.

On Sundays there is a two-hourly service to York and beyond. There is also a summer only two-hourly service to Hull.

Scarborough platforms 3 4 and 5
Two Class 185 Desiro DMUs (from Liverpool Lime Street) and a Class 222 Meridian DEMU (from London St Pancras International stand at Platforms 3-5.

East Midlands Trains provide a limited direct summertime service to St Pancras International along the Midland Main Line. It goes via Sheffield and Leicester.

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