Location type


Name and dates

Harrogate (1862-)

Station code: HGT National Rail
Where: Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, England
Opened on the Pannal Junction to Crimple Junction and Hornbeam Park to Bilton and Starbeck North Junctions (North Eastern Railway).

Chronology Dates

21/07/1845Leeds and Thirsk Railway
Company incorporated, line receives act; Leeds to Thirsk with two branches to the Leeds and Bradford Railway one at Bramley and one at Holbeck, one curve to the Great North of England Railway at Thirsk, and two short branches to Harrogate and Knaresborough.
21/07/1845York and North Midland Railway
Act for a branch from Church Fenton to Harrogate via Wetherby.
  /  /1862Harrogate Branch (York and North Midland Railway)
Harrogate [Brunswick] closed with extension of the line through Harrogate station.

News items

14/12/2022Protestors condemn bridge infill at cost of £133,000 [RAIL]
30/07/2022LNER name Inverness, Harrogate and Lincoln as top 3 destinations in guide [Northern Echo]
06/11/2021Starbeck railway signaller carries on centuries old tradition [The Stray Ferret]
25/10/2021Northern conductor's colourful railway paintings to go on display at Harrogate station [Northern]
30/03/2021Towns thanked for response to gateway consultations [North Yorkshire County Council]
17/03/2018Scottish trains move south to the York/Harrogate line [Minster News]
12/03/2018Northern takes delivery of two ScotRail Class 170s [RTM]
06/12/2016Plans for three new Leeds railway stations unveiled [RTM]
27/01/2013Study undertaken into reinstatement of railway line linking Harrogate to Northallerton [Northern Echo]