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Northampton Station

Northampton Station originally opened in 1859 as Northampton Castle, as it was built on the site of the former castle of the same name. The station kept that name until 1966, when it became known simply as Northampton Station. It was redeveloped in 2015, as the former station was no longer adequate for the volume of passengers travelling through on a daily basis. 

The newly opened station included a new station building nearly twice the size of the old one, with a bright, glass-fronted building, newsagent, coffee shops and a car hire office.

Just over 3.2 million passengers travel through Northampton Station every year, on services to both local and national destinations. Trains from Northampton to London Euston take roughly an hour, journeys to Birmingham also take just over an hour, and trains to Crewe take around 1 hour 30 minutes.

It’s easy to travel to and from the station from all over Northampton and beyond. The station is serviced by regular bus routes, and there is a taxi rank in front of the station. There’s also a station car park with 813 spaces, and both long- and short-stay bike parking.

The station is accessible with step-free access via lifts to all platforms and the booking office. There are also ramps for easy access to trains, available wheelchairs and an induction loop.

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