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Doncaster Railway Station (DON)

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  • Rob
    "Go train spotter spotting, and perhaps laugh at their sheer oddness."(5 Tips)
    Simon H.
    "The Frenchgate car park is a breathtaking £10.50 per day."(3 Tips)
    Derek F.
    "A very dire station full of chavs"(2 Tips)
    John P.
    "free cash machine on the left"(2 Tips)
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  • Jason P.
    Jason PJuly 24
  • Lilian L.
    Lilian LohSeptember 2, 2015
    Toilets on platform 3B.
  • Richard G.
    Richard GottDecember 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best part of station - Platform 1 - To London!
  • Johnny G.
    Johnny GSeptember 23, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Mind the trains!
  • Kirsty B.
    Kirsty BurnellAugust 31, 2014
    Staff here are rude and don't know their arses from their elbows don't bother asking for help it's easier to figure it out on your own!
  • Kellie W.
    Kellie WhiteheadAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Gets you from A to B I guess!
  • Maria D.
    Maria DoustAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    If going to Leeds from Newark have to change here the costa coffee is better than pumpkin coffee but more expensive
  • Laura B.
    Laura BatterhamApril 19, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Waiting room on platform 3, working plug soCket that everyone uses when your battery is about flat on your phone.. A useful bonus!!
  • Drew H.
    Drew HajdukApril 16, 2014
    Even when the sun shines nowhere on this station is warm
  • @MalcolmLouth
    @MalcolmLouthFebruary 10, 2014
    Interesting! Huge number of spotters camped out here.....
  • Chris B.
    Chris BarkerDecember 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    For some reason extremely popular with train spotters. Maybe it's the trains?
  • Toni E.
    Toni EdwardsNovember 24, 2013
    For hot drinks on Sunday evenings, platform 4 has a Pumpkin Cafe which is open (at least until 8pm)
  • Peter H.
    Peter HolmesOctober 27, 2013
    An excellent Costa Coffee on the platform, and there's now a new Subway kiosk on the south bound platform as well - good improvement in facilities
  • British Transport P.
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  • Rashid K.
    Rashid KhanJune 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Only ever seem it from the train and while going to/from London. Not welcoming enough to step off the train and explore.
  • Trevor J.
    Trevor JonesMay 10, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Winter is here. Dracarys.
  • Andy A.
    Andy AtwellApril 25, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Spotter's paradise
  • Ziga Z.
    Ziga ZigJanuary 8, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The people watching here is unlike any around. Watch out for the sad train spotters, smack-heads and the chav brigade. That said, all routes south lead to London in 1hr 35min so, can't be that bad :)
  • Helen
    HelenOctober 8, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Coldest place known to man.
  • Joy M.
    Joy MakasiSeptember 1, 2012
    This place is cold. Very cold. Have extra layers, highly advisable
  • Sam T.
    Sam TunneyAugust 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Never seen anything as depressing as pulling in to Doncaster station...
  • Neil M.
    Neil MonkJuly 26, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Try and find the Likely Lads. If you're under 35 this probably won't make any sense to you.
  • Sigis V.
    Sigis VičiusJuly 12, 2012
    Gloomy place
  • Danielle A.
    Danielle AndersonJune 5, 2012
    Agree with the train spotters thing. Seen at least 3 standing with their cameras when I passed. Be sure to give them a wave, or stick the fingers up, whatever you wish.
  • Julia E.
    Julia EdwardsJune 5, 2012
    This place is like Mecca for trainspotters. Most of them are alright really but you always get one randomer chatting you up!
  • Ross C.
    Ross CronshawMay 13, 2012
    Good stop off point between nicer towns/stations.
  • Matt D.
    Matt DinneryMay 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Nowhere to get a cuppa before 0700. That's not good...
  • James S.
    James ScrivenApril 14, 2012
    Mens toilets were absolutely shocking!
  • James B.
    James BarthorpeMarch 23, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't use Northern Rail unless you have to
  • Lewis C.
    Lewis CraskMarch 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't jump on the tracks
  • Matt F.
    Matt FieldingMarch 15, 2012
    Excellent place to catch a train.
  • Daniel H.
    Daniel HewittMarch 14, 2012
    Avoid the zombies!
  • Jon B.
    Jon BaconMarch 12, 2012
    Coldest train station in the world!!!
  • T P.
    T PMarch 9, 2012
    Wrong train. Shit was on my way to York
  • Simon H.
    Simon HudsonMarch 1, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    The Frenchgate car park is a breathtaking £10.50 per day. You have been warned.
  • Tom G.
    Tom GreefFebruary 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Interesting fact - Joe vs The Volcano star, Tom Hanks once blocked the toilet at the station so badly that it was closed for 2 weeks
  • Chloe
    ChloeFebruary 23, 2012
    Well, this is a beautiful station...
  • Mark J.
    Mark JansenFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Pop in to the Frenchgate to grab some food. The places on the station are not good.
  • Paul W.
    Paul WilksDecember 28, 2011
    Avoid Journeys Friend if you want a sim card. They want to charge £5!
  • Kevin H.
    Kevin HeywoodDecember 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    For free wifi without first class ticket stand on 3a near first class lounge
  • Iain W.
    Iain WrightDecember 6, 2011
    Stoat city
  • Nick H.
    Nick HobbsDecember 5, 2011
    No staff on the forecourt.... And no signage to the toilets! Shocking!
  • Dave W.
    Dave WhiteNovember 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    This is a great place to catch a train... unfortunately that's about it but don't worry visitors to Doncaster, the apocalypse didn't happen, it's just how things are round here.
  • Andy B.
    Andy BrownNovember 1, 2011
    Enjoy the ambience.
  • Emma H.
    Emma HoddinottOctober 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Most London trains leave from this platform or 3 just behind it.
  • Beki T.
    Beki TurnerOctober 28, 2011
    Don't ask for help if your train is delayed, you won't get it!
  • Christopher H.
    Christopher HaresSeptember 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    This station is where happiness, joy and manners go to die a painful and meaningless death
  • Laura B.
    Laura BatterhamSeptember 25, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Bit of a dive tbh...
  • Glowco
    GlowcoSeptember 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Have fun wherever you're going
  • Lisa T.
    Lisa TaskerSeptember 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't hang around....
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