Lincolnshire district’s vision to reopen ‘lost’ village train stations – Lincolnshire Live

More train stations open and a direct service to London – that is the vision of one Lincolnshire council to help meet the needs of a growing population.

North Kesteven District Council wants to see more services running between Lincoln and Sleaford as well as some village stations in Washingborough and Heighington reopened again where new housing developments are being planned.

It comes as more homes are being built in the district and this will see an increase in the population – which means there could be more demand for commuter trains on the line.

A statement in the agenda for the council’s Overview and Scrutiny Panel, that looks at the re-franchising of rail contracts currently delivered by East Midlands Trains, said there is a good opportunity to provide more services that are attractive. Lincolnshire district’s vision to reopen ‘lost’ village train stations – Lincolnshire Live

 

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