Trains to Middlesbrough

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Middlesbrough is a large post‐industrial town founded in 1830, situated on the south bank of River Tees in North Yorkshire. The town is served by the homonymous railway station, managed by the TransPennine Express. The railway station first opened in 1877 with original Victorian ironwork designed by 19th‐century architect William Peachey, but since then the building has undergone extensive refurbishment.  Passengers travelling to Middlesbrough station will find an entrance hall with a manned ticket office, a large waiting area and two covered platforms which can both be accessed from either side of the building. The train station is staffed, and it offers the following facilities to passengers: toilets equipped with baby changing facilities, a large waiting room, a newsagent and a cafe. Both platforms have step‐free access provided by lifts at either end of the subway. A footpath at the end of platform 1 leads to a car park, situated to the east of the station. There are bicycles racks on the outside of the train station. There is a drop‐off point is located at the front of the station. Wi‐Fi and CCTV security systems operate at this station.

Passengers travelling by train are advised to purchase train tickets to Middlesbrough online to avoid unnecessary queues. Train tickets can be collected prior parting from vending machines situated at the departure station. Passengers arriving at Middlesbrough train station benefit from its location, which is right in the heart of this modern city. The Town Hall Square and the statue of John Vaughan, the founder of the iron industry on Teesside and Middlesbrough, are a short walk‐distance from the station. The Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA) and the Dorman Museum, hosting permanent collections covering natural history, ornithology and archaeology are also within walking distance from the station. Other tourist attractions include: Albert Park, a large park equipped with a roller ring, café, tennis courts, kid’s play‐area and a bandstand. Stewart Park offers to its visitors a lake waterfowl, a pets’ corner with deer, highland cattle, llamas and goats, while the Teessaurus Park features steel sculptures of dinosaur skeletons, these are all perfect destinations for a fun family day out. Book train tickets to Middlesbrough benefit from large discounts for online Advance bookings.

The town of Middlesbrough serves by a number of train routes thanks to Northern, except for train lines directed to Manchester which are run by the TransPennine Express. The latter in fact serves Manchester Airport via York and Leeds. There is an hourly service in place Monday to Saturdays which runs every two hours on Sundays. TransPennine Express also operates one daily return train service to Liverpool station.

The Tees Valley Line from Bishop Auckland & Darlington to Saltburn also departs from Middlesbrough station. A Monday to Saturday daytime train service runs every 30 minutes to Darlington & Saltburn and every hour to Bishop Auckland. There are also two early morning peak services to Newcastle via Durham. On Sundays there is an hourly service to Darlington and Saltburn and a two‐hourly service to Bishop Auckland. The Esk Valley Line to Whitby via Nunthorpe and Grosmont is operated to and from Middlesbrough train station. There is an hourly service to Nunthorpe, with four of the trains continuing to Whitby terminus. A Sunday service, running four trains each way, some of which running from and to Newcastle are operative throughout the year. The Durham Coast Line to Newcastle Central via Hartlepool and Sunderland is operated from Middlesbrough train station, with a train every hour to Newcastle, including Sundays.