rail consists of
grassroots partnerships that engage with communities and help people
maximise the benefits their railways offer. They also promote
social inclusion and sustainable travel. They work to improve train
services and stations as gateways to their communities and where
appropriate advance the provision of new stations and services.
Bassewtlaw area (
Gainsborough, Retford, Worksop, Shireoaks)
Lincoln area (
Saxilby, Lincoln, Market Rasen, Kirton in Lindsey,Brigg, Barnetby)
We encourge station
adoption at all of our stations.
What is a station adopter?
Local stations are at the heart of the community and we'd like all our
stations to be welcoming, clean and well maintained. Many of our
stations are unstaffed and train operating companies are not
always able to visit each one as much as they would like. That is where
station adoption comes in.
Station adopters are volunteers who help out at their local station,
from keeping an eye out for any unusual activity and reporting any
faults and issues, to maintaining the gardens and making sure the
station is presentable, they make a huge difference to every single
If you would like to know more contact our officer Kate Myers.
going during the Covid 19 pandemic despite having no officer from 1
April and relying soley on volunteers. Read our 2020 report.
South Humber Rail Link - Connecting Communities
On 19 June 2020 North Lincolnshire Council submitted a
successful bid for Government funding of 75% of the cost of carrying
a feasibility study to restore regular passenger train
services between Gainsborough Central and Barton on Humber via Kirton
in Lindsey, Brigg and Barnetby.
LNER has produced a revised timetable designed to meet the
Government's requirement for more fast trains between London, Newcastle
This is achieved at the expense of local services along the whole
route. Retford is a case in point. The timetable has been five
years in the making as is therefore
aimed at the pre-Covid 19 market. We have responded to the LNER
consultation. Read our reply.
are planning the
following subject to limitations caused by Covid 19.
partnership with Community Rail Network, transport operators, local
authorities and community groups we aim to provide integrated transport
in our area so as to reduce car use and rural isolation and help create
a cleaner, greener and sustainable environment.
Barnetby - Adoption
by Barnetby Parish Council
minor improvements to the station and creation of a Friends group
Gainsborough Lea Road
to the new platform 2 to be followed a replacement
platform 1, welcome to Gainsborough artwork (also planned for Central
support of Lincoln Rotary,the station adopters) - Romans to
display panels along the length of the back wall of former platform 8
statute to the memory of George Boole in
the station forecourt along with a raised garden.
Work with Network Rail to overcome problems associated with
trespass and anti social behavior at the site of a former level
crossing in the city.
creation of a Friends group (this will start once Covid restrictions
have been lifted) with shared office space with NNLCRP
lift for platform 3 (project underway)
improvements to the upgrading of the Odsall subway and signage to the
artwork for platform 2 waiting room . Provision of a community room on
Shireoaks -mural for the waiting area on platform 2
and running in boards
Travel Guides - covering
our whole area
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gratefully receives funding from East Midland Trains,
Northern Trains and London and North Eastern Railway, plus support in
kind from Stagecoach East Midlands, Bassetlaw District Council, North
Lincolnshire Council and West Lindsey District Council.
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