Ruskington railway station

Coordinates: 53°02′29″N 0°22′50″W / 53.04143°N 0.38050°W / 53.04143; -0.38050
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National Rail
General information
LocationRuskington, North Kesteven
Coordinates53°02′29″N 0°22′50″W / 53.04143°N 0.38050°W / 53.04143; -0.38050
Grid referenceTF086505
Managed byEast Midlands Railway
Other information
Station codeRKT
ClassificationDfT category F2
2018/19Decrease 82,020
2019/20Decrease 78,110
2020/21Decrease 18,652
2021/22Increase 59,662
2022/23Increase 61,046
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Ruskington railway station serves the village of Ruskington in Lincolnshire, England. It opened in 1882 as part of the Great Northern and Great Eastern Joint Railway between Sleaford and Lincoln Central. It closed in 1961 but was reopened in 1975.

The station 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 free car parking, 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.

In 2014 work was undertaken to improve access at the station. This included the construction of new railway bridges and disabled access ramps to safely cross the lines. Previous access from one platform to the other was by crossing both railway lines.


All services at Ruskington are operated by East Midlands Railway.

On weekdays and Saturdays, the station is generally served by an hourly service northbound to Lincoln and southbound to Peterborough via Sleaford. Five trains per day are extended beyond Lincoln to Doncaster. The station is also served by a single daily service to and from Newark North Gate.[1]

There is no Sunday service at the station.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Metheringham   East Midlands Railway
  Historical railways  
Line open, station closed
Great Northern and Great Eastern Joint Railway
Line and station open


  1. ^ Table 18 National Rail timetable, May 2022

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