Why take the train to Mexborough?
During the 18th and 19th century, Mexborough’s economy was based around quarrying, coal mining, brickwork and ceramics – and the town relied heavily on the rail network to keep it connected. Nowadays, trains to Mexborough are well used by commuters looking to travel home from nearby Sheffield or Doncaster.
Visit Mexborough and you’ll be in good company – Stan Laurel of Laurel &Hardy fame stayed overnight in the Montagu Arms (which still stands today) after performing at the town's Prince of Wales Theatre in 1907.
After extensive refurbishments in 2009 and 2010, Mexborough railway station was named ‘Station of the Year’ (Small)’ in the 2011 National Rail Awards.