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Bottesford railway station

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Place  Bottesford
Station code  BTF
DfT category  F2
Number of platforms  2
Grid reference  SK810392
Managed by  East Midlands Trains
2011/12  57,488
Local authority  Borough of Melton
Bottesford railway station
Address  Bottesford, Nottingham NG13 0GT, United Kingdom
Similar  Aslockton railway station, Elton and Orston railway st, Ancaster railway station, Rauceby railway station, Grantham railway station

Bottesford railway station serves the village of Bottesford in Leicestershire, England. The station is on the Nottingham to Grantham line 15 miles (24 km) east of Nottingham railway station.

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The station is located on the line first opened by the Ambergate, Nottingham, Boston and Eastern Junction Railway in 1850 and taken over by the Great Northern Railway.

The station buildings were designed by Thomas Chambers Hine.

There was also a link to the old GNR Newark to Leicester cross-country route a short distance to the east; this remained in use for freight until 1988 but has since been lifted.

The station is now owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains (EMT) train operating company (TOC) who provide all rail services.

The station is 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, as there are no retail facilities at this station.

Services

There is generally a service every two hours daily westbound to Nottingham and eastbound to Skegness via Grantham

An extra service to Liverpool stops every day, and on Sundays there is an extra service to Norwich.

Bottesford is one of the most used stations on the route with many commuters travelling to and from Nottingham each day.

Former services

The Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway opened in 1879, providing a Leicester to Grantham service from 1882 to 1953.

Former Services

References

Bottesford railway station Wikipedia


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