Heckington railway station

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Heckington National Rail
Heckingtonfront2.jpg
The station building, which houses a museum
Location
PlaceHeckington
Local authorityNorth Kesteven
Coordinates52°58′38″N 0°17′38″W / 52.97727°N 0.29402°W / 52.97727; -0.29402Coordinates: 52°58′38″N 0°17′38″W / 52.97727°N 0.29402°W / 52.97727; -0.29402
Grid referenceTF146435
Operations
Station codeHEC
Managed byEast Midlands Railway
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 67,388
2014/15Increase 74,804
2015/16Decrease 70,940
2016/17Decrease 64,624
2017/18Increase 66,576
History
Original companyBoston, Sleaford and Midland Counties Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Northern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
13 April 1859 (1859-04-13)Station opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Heckington from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Heckington railway station is located in the village of Heckington in Lincolnshire, England. The old station building houses the Heckington Station Railway and Heritage Museum.

The station was opened by the Boston, Sleaford and Midland Counties Railway on 13 April 1859.[1] It is now owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Railway 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, there are no retail facilities at this station.

Services[edit]

As of December 2018 there is an hourly service on weekdays and Saturdays to Nottingham via Grantham and to Boston and Skegness.[2] A limited service runs on Sundays during the winter, with extra trains in the summer timetable period.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 117. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  2. ^ Table 19 National Rail timetable, December 2018

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