Heckington railway station facts for kids
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The station building, which houses a museum
|Location||Heckington, North Kesteven
|Classification||DfT category F2|
|Original company||Boston, Sleaford and Midland Counties Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Great Northern Railway|
|Post-grouping||London and North Eastern Railway|
|13 April 1859||Station opened|
The station was opened by the Boston, Sleaford and Midland Counties Railway on 13 April 1859. It is now owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Railway who provide all rail services.
The station is unstaffed and offers limited facilities other than two shelters, bicycle storage, timetables and modern 'Help Points'. The full range of tickets for travel are purchased from the guard on the train at no extra cost, there are no retail facilities at this station.
As of December 2018 there is an hourly service on weekdays and Saturdays to Nottingham via Grantham and to Boston and Skegness. A limited service runs on Sundays during the winter, with extra trains in the summer timetable period.
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