|Location|| Oakham, County of Rutland |
|Managed by||East Midlands Railway|
|Classification||DfT category E|
|Original company||Midland Counties Railway|
|Post-grouping||London, Midland and Scottish Railway|
|1 May 1848||Station opened|
Listed Building –Grade II
|Feature||Oakham Railway station|
|Designated||14 February 1990|
|Reference no.||1252768 |
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road
Oakham railway station serves the town of Oakham in Rutland,England. The station is situated almost halfway between Leicester –27 miles (43 km) to the west – and Peterborough –25 miles (40 km) eastward on the (as built) Syston and Peterborough Railway,the line is the Birmingham to Peterborough Line.
Oakham is the only surviving passenger railway station in Rutland. The line is served by CrossCountry services between Birmingham New Street and Stansted Airport or Cambridge. There is also an infrequent East Midlands Railway service to London St Pancras.
The station was opened by the Midland Railway on 1 May 1848. The building was designed by the company architect,Edward Wood of London,and is Grade II listed. 
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The station building, the nearby level crossing signal box and footbridge are each listed buildings. The signal box was the prototype for the Airfix kit signal box.  The station footbridge was refurbished between October 2020 and April 2021. 
From Oakham there is an hourly service in both directions operated by CrossCountry, with some additional peak-hour trains. Services run westbound to Birmingham New Street via Melton Mowbray, Leicester, Narborough Hinckley, Nuneaton and Coleshill Parkway whilst services eastbound run to Stansted Airport or Cambridge via Stamford, Peterborough, March, Ely and Audley End. 
Despite managing the station, East Midlands Railway only operates a limited number of services to/from it. A single daily return service to London St Pancras commenced on 27 April 2009 running via Corby  and is notable for being the first regular passenger service to cross the spectacular and historic Welland Viaduct since 1966. The company introduced a further return service from Derby via East Midlands Parkway (for East Midlands Airport) from May 2010.  An early morning service runs from Nottingham to Norwich and an evening service operates from Spalding via Peterborough to Nottingham.
The station retains a ticket office which is staffed seven days a week, a car park, and help points for times where there are no staff present.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
| East Midlands Railway |
Nottingham-Norwich (via Loughborough)
| East Midlands Railway |
Prior to the Beeching Axe, trains used to stop at a number of smaller village destinations in Rutland. These were closed between 1961 and 1966.
|Preceding station||Historical railways||Following station|
|Ashwell|| Midland Railway |
Leicester to Peterborough
Nottingham direct line of the Midland Railway
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Coordinates: 52°40′21″N0°44′04″W / 52.67250°N 0.73444°W