Corby Railway Station History:
The history of Corby Train Station had begun in 1879 when a small Corby station as opened by Midland Railway in Corby, Northamptonshire, UK. Corby Station is managed by East Midlands Trains. Corby Train Station has one platform and is operated under Borough of Corby.
Corby Station was more like an ‘alternative route’ operational amid Kettering and Nottingham. Initially, Corby railway station served Corby, Oakham and Melton Mowbray.
Today, Corby Train Station is one of the prominent train stations in Corby, Northamptonshire, facilitating over 0.297 million passengers per year (2017/18).
Facts About Corby Train Station:
Did you know?
Corby Train Station was named ‘Weldon and Corby’ Station to outline disambiguation because there was another Corby Glen Station in Lincolnshire, UK that was later closed in 1959.
Did you know?
In May 1967, British Railways (BR) withdrew train services on Kettering Line (including Corby closed on 18 April 1966) which made Corby one of the largest towns in Europe without a train station for few decades.
Trains to Corby Station – Corby Stations & Destinations:
Corby Train Station was re-opened on 13 April 1987 with 11 shuttle daily train services from Corby to Kettering. The Corby train services received instant popularity and served over 100,000 rail passengers in one year.
Unfortunately, this couldn’t last long as, according to the council, Corby station became unreliable that made the council withdrew funds followed by Network Southeast’s service withdrawal on 2nd June 1990.
Corby Train Station Arrivals & Departures:
After ample funding and council’s consideration, Corby Station was again re-opened on 23 February 2009 and this time for permanent. The preceding station to Corby is Kettering Station (NN15 7HT) and the following station to Corby is Oakham Station (LE15 6NR). Corby Station offers hourly train services between Corby and Kettering a week.
Facilities at Corby Station:
Corby Station has a ticket office, smartcards validators, induction loop, ticket machines, lavatories, baby changing room, and spacious Corby station parking.
How Can I Get to Corby Train Station?
Getting to and from Corby Train Station is quite easy if only you utilise the following Corby travel guide for travelling to and from Corby Railway Station by Corby local transportation.
Travel to Corby Train Station by Trains – Use the aforementioned following and preceding stations to Corby station to travel to the station or simply enquire with your local station about Corby station stop.
Travel to Corby Train Station by Bus/Coach – Use the following Corby bus stations nearest to Corby Station to reach the site by bus or coach: Railway Station Forecourt (NN17 1TT), St Marks Road (NN17 1NA), The White Hart PH (NN17 1UR), and Corby Tesco (NN18 8AW).
Travel to Corby Train Station by Taxis – Premier Taxis Kettering is proud to deliver cheap Corby taxis to and from Corby Station 24 hours a day. You can book a taxi to Corby train station from anywhere in Northamptonshire at any time.
Contact Details of Corby Train Station:
- Corby Train Station Address – Station Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, UK
- Corby Train Station Postcode – NN17 1UJ or NN17 1TT
- Corby Train Station Contact Number – 0845 712 5678 (Customer services)
- Corby Train Station Opening Hours – Ticket office hours are 6:30 AM to 1 PM (Monday to Friday), 9 AM to 3 PM (Saturday), 8 AM to 3 PM (Sunday).