Wainfleet railway station

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Services

All services at Wainfleet are operated by East Midlands Railway.

On weekdays and Saturdays, The station is served by an hourly service westbound to Nottingham via Grantham and eastbound to Skegness. [6]

On Sundays, the service is served by a limited service in each direction, with additional services during the summer months. Enhancements to the Sunday service are due to be made during the life of the East Midlands franchise. [7]

Wainfleet
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General information
Location Wainfleet All Saints, East Lindsey
England
Coordinates 53°06′18″N0°14′06″E / 53.105°N 0.235°E / 53.105; 0.235
Grid reference TF497587
Managed by East Midlands Railway
Platforms2
Other information
Station codeWFL
Classification DfT category F1
History
Opened24 October 1871 (1871-10-24)
Original companyWainfleet and Firsby Railway
Pre-grouping Great Northern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Passengers
2018/19Decrease2.svg 42,160
Preceding station National Rail logo.svg National Rail Following station
Boston   East Midlands Railway
  Skegness
Thorpe Culvert
Limited Service
   Havenhouse
Limited Service
Disused railways
Great Northern Railway

See also

Firsby to Skegness railway branch line

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References

  1. 1 2 Grant, Donald J (2017). Directory of the Railway Companies of Great Britain. Matador Publishers. p. 580. ISBN   9781785893537.
  2. "Accident to a Skegness Train" . Nottinghamshire Guardian. England. 1 July 1881. Retrieved 4 December 2021 via British Newspaper Archive.
  3. "Ancaster. Presentation" . Grantham Journal. England. 4 February 1882. Retrieved 4 December 2021 via British Newspaper Archive.
  4. "Lincolnshire. New Stationmaster for Bourne" . Sheffield Daily Telegraph. England. 18 November 1896. Retrieved 4 December 2021 via British Newspaper Archive.
  5. "Stationmaster Retires" . Boston Guardian. England. 16 April 1947. Retrieved 4 December 2021 via British Newspaper Archive.
  6. Table 19 National Rail timetable, May 2022
  7. "East Midlands Rail Franchise". Department for Transport. Retrieved 18 January 2021.

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