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Encyclopedia > Lelant Saltings railway station
Lelant Saltings
The platform, looking south
Location
Place Lelant
Local authority Penwith
Operations
Managed by First Great Western
Platforms in use 1
Annual entry/exit 04/05 18,281 **
History
27 May 1978 Opened
National Rail - UK railway stations

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Lelant is a village in Cornwall, England UK situated between the nearby towns of Hayle and St Ives Earliest attested spelling Lananta, about year 1170. ... Penwith (Cornish: Penwyth) is a local government district in Cornwall, UK. It is the westernmost district in the UK, other than the Isles of Scilly. ... First Great Western is a British train operating company owned by First Group, which operates services principally on the Great Western Main Line. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... National Rail uses the BR double-arrow logo National Rail is a brand name of the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC). ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: | ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... See also List of closed railway stations in Britain Categories: Railway stations in the United Kingdom | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: Railway stations in the United Kingdom | Lists of places ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ...

** based on sales of tickets in 2004/05 financial year which end or originate at Lelant Saltings. Disclaimer (PDF)

Lelant Saltings railway station was opened on 27 May 1978 to provide a Park and ride facility for visitors to St Ives. May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... a park-and-ride bus in Oxford Park and ride terminals are public transport stations that allow commuters to drive short distances in their personal automobiles to catch a ride on a bus or railroad system (usually classified as light rail or the heavier commuter rail). ... St Ives harbour and the local rescue lifeboat. ...


The station is situated on the St Ives Bay Line, alongside the Hayle estuary. There is just a single platform, trains towards St Ives run from left to right. The St Ives Bay Line is a railway line from St Erth to St Ives in Cornwall. ... The River Hayle can be found in Cornwall in England. ...


History

The station was initially provided with a car park for 300 vehicles, all the occupants of each could travel to St Ives for just 60p.Cornwall County Council provided £35,000 to build the car park and Penwith District Council paid £15,000 to build the platform. During the first summer nearly 138,000 people were carried from the station, with 3,000 cars using the car park in peak weeks. Motto: Onan hag oll (Cornish: One and all) Cornwall, England Geography Status Ceremonial and (smaller) Non-metropolitan county Region South West England Area - Total - Admin. ... Penwith (Cornish: Penwyth) is a local government district in Cornwall, UK. It is the westernmost district in the UK, other than the Isles of Scilly. ...


External links

Preceding station National Rail Following station
St Erth   First Great Western
Local services
St Ives Bay Line
  Lelant
This station offers access to the South West Coast Path.
Distance to Coast Path 150 yards
Next station anticlockwise Lelant ¼ mile
Next station clockwise Hayle 2 miles

 
 

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