Sheffield to Lincoln Line
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|Sheffield to Lincoln Line|
Kiveton Bridge station
Yorkshire and the Humber
East Midlands Trains
|Rolling stock||Class 142 "Pacer"
Class 144 "Pacer"
Class 153 "Sprinter"
|No. of tracks||Two|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) standard gauge|
The Sheffield to Lincoln line is a railway line in England. It runs from Sheffield east to Lincoln via Worksop, Retford and Gainsborough Lea Road. The route comprises the main line of the former Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, to Gainsborough, Trent Junction, where it then follows the former Great Northern and Great Eastern Joint line to Lincoln Central. The former main line continues from Trent Junction to Wrawby Junction, Barnetby, much of it now single line, where it then runs to Cleethorpes. This is currently served by six trains on Saturdays only.
The cities, towns and villages served by the route are listed below.
- Kiveton Bridge
- Kiveton Park
- connections with Worksop–Nottingham line
- connections with ECML services at Retford
- former main line continues forward from Trent Junction, just prior to reaching Gainsborough Central to Cleethorpes.
- Gainsborough Lea Road
- connections with Doncaster–Lincoln line
- Lincoln Central
Former MS&LR (later GCR) main line to Grimsby
- Gainsborough Central
- Kirton Lindsey
- connections with South TransPennine route and Nottingham to Grimsby Line
- connections with Barton on Humber–Cleethorpes line
- Grimsby Town
Types of train
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This line normally operated by Northern Rail, sees these trains normally: class 142s and class 144s (cottom power station onwards). before the power station the line is also part of the Doncaster to Lincoln Line and the line then sees: the Northern rail trains above and East Midlands Trains Class 153s and sometimes class 156s (this line is also operated by freight services)
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