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Station code: KNO National Rail
Where: Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, England
Opened on the Wakefield, Pontefract and Goole Railway.
Opened on the Burton Salmon to Knottingley Line (York and North Midland Railway).

Chronology Dates

  /  /1850Great Northern Railway
Doncaster to York via Askern (immediately north-west of Doncaster on the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway) opened. GNR uses L&Y line from 4 miles north of Doncaster to Knottingley.
07/08/1850Great Northern Railway
Opened throughout. Route: London Maiden Lane (temporary terminus) to Boston to Lincoln (not via Peterborough to Retford) to Knottingley on North Midland Railway and not York itself.

News items

30/11/2022Plans to re-open Don Valley Line and Askern Line in Yorkshire and restore passenger trains [Yorkshire Post]