Location type

Major station

Name and dates


Station code: PBO National Rail
Where: East England, England
Opened on the Peterborough to Boston and Lincoln Line (Great Northern Railway).
Opened on the London to Peterborough (Great Northern Railway).
Opened on the Syston to Peterborough Line (Midland Railway).


  /  /1849Great Northern Railway
Peterborough to Doncaster via Lincoln and Boston opened.
07/08/1850Great Northern Railway]
Opened throughout. Route: London Kings Cross to Boston to Lincoln (not via Peterborough to Retford) to Knottingley on North Midland Railway and not York itself.
  /  /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.