Peterborough to Doncaster Line (Great Northern Railway)






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.









Plaque mounted on overhead line support pillar on down main line side of Grantham island platform, indicating it to be the 10,000th electrification ...
David Pesterfield 05/03/2012
Platform 4 waiting room window at Grantham in 2016. ...
Ian Dinmore //2016
153311 pulls into Grantham to reverse and form the 17.45 EMT service to Nottingham. 25th October 2017 ...
Ken Strachan 25/10/2017
DRS 20309+20308 with Pathfinder Tours The Norfolk Broadsman stopping for a breather at Grantham on 5 March 2011 during its return day trip ...
Ken Strachan 05/03/2011



DVT 82213 leads an up ECML service through Barkston South Jct on 18 March 2011. ...
John McIntyre 18/03/2011
DB 67030 heads north light engine along the ECML on 26th January 2018. The locomotive has just passed the former Barkston South Junction, where the ...
Mark Bartlett 26/01/2018


GBRF 66726 hauls a rake of box wagons north along the ECML at Hougham, between Grantham and Newark, on 17 March 2011. Hougham station and yard were ...
John McIntyre 17/03/2011


Looking north from Hawton Lane over-bridge, Balderton, Newark, on 5 October 2013. View is along the former Newark to Melton Mowbray North line towards ...
David Pesterfield 05/10/2013
Hawton Lane overbridge, Balderton, Newark, which crosses the long distance national cycle-path 64 running along the solum of the former line running ...
David Pesterfield 05/10/2013
View South of London Road skew overbridge, Balderton, Newark, on the former route running from the East Coast line at Newark to the north side of ...
David Pesterfield 05/10/2013

A large station on the East Coast Main Line of three platforms. Also known as Newark Northgate. Opened 1852, 6 years after the nearby Newark Castle opened in 1846.
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A London bound Hull Trains Class 180 diesel unit passes Newark Northgate on 18 February 2018. ...
John McIntyre 18/02/2018
A northbound service to Leeds with a VTEC Class 91 arrives at Newark Northgate on 18 February 2018. ...
John McIntyre 18/02/2018
A Colas Rail tamper stabled in Newark Northgate sidings on 10th February 2015. ...
Colin McDonald 10/02/2015
Southbound service at Newark Northgate. ...
Ewan Crawford //


This is a level crossing where one double track railway crosses another. It is the last remaining example of its kind in Britain, sometimes known as a 'flat crossing'. It is also known as Trent Level Crossing.
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A GNER service flashes across Newark Crossing. This is the last flat crossing where a railway crosses a railway on the level in the UK. ...
Ewan Crawford //
Newark Flat Level Crossing at night. A GNER train speeds south. Taken from the road crossing. ...
Ewan Crawford 18/11/2006
Last flat railway level crossing in Britain. Newark. ...
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Track maintenance trains in Doncaster Railport. Doncaster still has a considerable number of sidings and yards. ...
Ewan Crawford 18/11/2006



The Draughtsman Alehouse on Doncaster Station - a delightfully retro sign to a brand-new establishment! ...
John Yellowlees 04/06/2017
Doncaster station after dark on 3rd October 2015 with 90037 now at the head of return UK Railtours excursion from Carlisle to London Kings Cross, ...
David Bosher 30/10/2015
Retford based class O2 2-8-0 no 63971 takes a down goods through Doncaster on a grey September day in 1962. ...
K A Gray 01/09/1962
Class A1 Pacific no 60139 Sea Eagle takes a down express past Doncaster North box in September 1962. ...
K A Gray 01/09/1962