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Lincolnshire Branch

Area

The Lincolnshire Branch covers Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire and services on the East Coast Main Line from Retford, Newark Northgate and Grantham.

Campaigns now

We are currently campaigning for:
  • Hourly trains Lincoln–Grimsby and Lincoln–Doncaster
  • Services Lincoln–Peterborough before 08.00 and after 18.00.
  • Improved Sunday services on all routes.
  • Restoration of regular freight services and seven days a week passenger services on the Brigg Line (Gainsborough to Barnetby).
  • A station for Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield airport at Finningley

Campaigns future

In the longer term we wish to see:
  • New or reopened stations to serve Cherry Willingham/Fiskerton, Washingborough/Heighington, Donington, Pinchbeck and the Deepings.
  • A feasibility study carried out into a possible ‘Park and Ride’ site at Hykeham station.
  • Major housing developments being planned where rail transport is already available or where stations could be constructed.
  • The safeguarding of disused railway land for future rail purposes, especially where freight transfer sidings could be sited.

Railfuture Lincolnshire magazine

Lincolnshire Branch members receive three copies a year of our local magazine, Rail Lincs, which keeps you up to date with local rail news and issues. Click on Rail Lincs issue no. to view, date to download. View all Rail Lincs newsletters here.

Rail Lincs Issue 79 - October 2017

Rail Lincs Issue 78 - June 2017

Rail Lincs Issue 77 - February 2017

Media

The chairman of Railfuture Lincolnshire is: David Harby 6 Carral Close, Brant Road, Lincoln, LN5 9BD. Tel: 01522 874513

For urgent media enquiries only, please contact david.harby at railfuture.org.uk tel: 07913 884815 or phil.mason at railfuture.org.uk tel: 01476 405959

Events

Events and key dates for rail campaigners

Lincolnshire rail user groups

Rail user groups in Lincolnshire are shown on Railfuture's Regional List of Rail User Groups. The Regional List can be viewed, or downloaded in PDF format, here.

Please email david.harby at railfuture.org.uk if you have any questions or comments about issues in the Lincolnshire area.

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