East Midlands Trains
| Ancaster, Grantham NG32 3QU, United Kingdom|
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Ancaster railway station serves the village of Ancaster in Lincolnshire, England. The station is 11.5 miles (19 km) north of Grantham on the Nottingham to Skegness Line.
The station is now owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains (EMT) train operating company (TOC) who provide all rail services.
It still has a working signal box at west end of the station, however is regarded as unstaffed and offers limited facilities other than two shelters, bicycle storage, timetables and modern 'Help Points'. The full range of tickets for travel are purchased from the guard on the train at no extra cost, there are no retail facilities at this station.
Ancaster railway station Wikipedia
Opened by the Boston, Sleaford and Midland Counties Railway, then run by the Great Northern Railway, it became part of the London and North Eastern Railway during the Grouping of 1923. The station then passed on to the Eastern Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948.
When Sectorisation was introduced in the 1980s, the station was served by Regional Railways until the Privatisation of British Railways.
As of December 2015 there are four daily services in both directions which run to Skegness and Nottingham, with three services on a Saturday. There are no Sunday services. A Normal service operates on most Bank holidays.