Aslockton railway station

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Aslockton National Rail
Unit 156406 at Aslockton railway station in 2008.jpg
A Skegness-bound train at Aslockton station
Location
Place Aslockton
Local authority Rushcliffe
Grid reference SK705401
Operations
Station code ALK
Managed by East Midlands Trains
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 15,912
2012/13 Increase 15,704
2013/14 Increase 21,100
2014/15 Increase 22,226
2015/16 Increase 23,766
History
Key dates Opened 1857 (1857)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Aslockton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Aslockton railway station serves the villages of Aslockton and Whatton in Nottinghamshire, England. The station is 10¾ miles (17 km) east of Nottingham on the Nottingham-Skegness Line.

History[edit]

It 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.[1]

The station itself was opened by the Great Northern Railway in 1857. The station buildings were designed by Thomas Chambers Hine.

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.

The station is now managed by East Midlands Trains.

Current services[edit]

There are trains every hour or two to Nottingham, and trains every hour or two to Boston and Skegness via Grantham. There are less frequent trains to destinations such as Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street.

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
East Midlands Trains

Former services[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Bingham   Great Northern Railway
Nottingham to Grantham
Nottingham to Newark
  Elton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kingscott, G., (2004) Lost Railways of Nottinghamshire, Newbury: Countryside Books

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°57′06″N 0°53′55″W / 52.95167°N 0.89861°W / 52.95167; -0.89861