Britain >North East >Lincoln Metheringham Market Rasen Hykeham


Collected date 02/04/05

Lincoln sign

Lincoln station is a regional hub, with lines to Doncaster, Nottingham, Peterborough, and Cleethorpes. It was designed in 1848 for the Great Northern Railway by J H Taylor.

The entrance from the car park:

Lincoln entrance

The station building is largely plainer on the plafrorm side:

Lincoln rear

However, the castellated tower at one end of the station does stand out. Looking at the station building from over the tracks:

Lincoln rear, second view

Standing on the platform between the bay platform 4 and the through platform 5, looking at the tower and a more recent lift shaft:

Lincoln platforms 4 and 5

Underneath the canopy on platform 5. The arch in the distance is below the tower:

Lincoln platform 5

The footbridge from platform 5, with platform 6 on the right:

Lincoln platforms 5 and 6

The island platform has a low building, including a ladies' waiting room, which I'd never encountered on the modern railway before:

Lincoln platform 6

Looking east on platform 6:

Lincoln platform 6, looking east

Looking east from the footbridge. The road bridge in the centre of the picture replaced an awkward level crossing:

Lincoln, looking east

Looking west from the footbridge. In the distance is the notorious High Street level crossing:

Lincoln, looking west