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Station code: GRA National Rail
Where: English East Midlands, England
Opened on the Peterborough to Doncaster Line (Great Northern Railway).

Chronology Dates

  /  /1853Great Northern Railway
Peterborough to Grantham to Retford line opened. Stations at: Rossington, Bawtry, Ranskill, Barnby Moor and Sutton, Retford, Tuxford North, Crow Park, Carlton-on-Trent, Newark, Claypole, Hougham, Barkston, Grantham, Great Ponton, Corby Glen, Little Bytham, Essendine, Tallington.

News items

03/07/2013How to drive the world record-breaking steam train Mallard [Mail]
30/06/2013Mallard anniversary: Steam locomotive Bittern marks record run [BBC News]
14/06/2013Mallard steam locomotive to return to Grantham [BBC]