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Ancaster railway station

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Place  Ancaster
Station code  ANC
DfT category  F2
Number of platforms  2
Grid reference  SK983443
Managed by  East Midlands Trains
2011/12  4,044
Local authority  South Kesteven
Ancaster railway station
Address  Ancaster, Grantham NG32 3QU, United Kingdom
Similar  Rauceby railway station, Hubberts Bridge railway st, Swineshead railway station, Havenhouse railway station, Heckington railway station

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.

Contents

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.

History

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.

Services

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.

References

Ancaster railway station Wikipedia


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