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Location Great Hatfield, East Riding of Yorkshire
Coordinates 53°52′13″N 0°12′24″W / 53.870200°N 0.206800°W / 53.870200; -0.206800
Platforms 2
Other information
Status Disused
Original company Hull and Hornsea Railway
Pre-grouping North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
North Eastern Region of British Railways
Key dates
28 March 1864 Opened as "Hatfield"
1 October 1874 Renamed "Sigglesthorne"
19 October 1964 Closed

Sigglesthorne railway station was a station on the Hull and Hornsea Railway, and served the villages of Great Hatfield and Little Hatfield in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, both being closer than the actual village of Sigglesthorne.

It opened on 28 March 1864, and was originally named "Hatfield". It was renamed (to avoid confusion with Hatfield on the East Coast Main Line), on 1 October 1874, and closed following the Beeching Report on 19 October 1964.

A section of the disused railway line is now a Local Nature Reserve.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Whitedale   North Eastern Railway
Hull and Hornsea Railway
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