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Collected date 25/02/06

I've often passed through the stations between Nottingham and Lincoln, so one Saturday I decided to visit a few of the stations along the line. Rolleston was the first.

Looking east along Rolleston's platforms:

Rolleston, looking east

The line from the eastern end of the station:

Rolleston, looking east from
platform end

Looking west back towards the level crossing and station house:

Rolleston, looking west at level

The westbound platform, for trains towards Nottingham:

Rolleston westbound platform

The shelter on the westbound platform is a little shabby:

Rolleston shelter

On the western side of the track is the old station house, now a private home which looks as if it has been extended. The lamp on the corner of the house reads STATION HOUSE:

Rolleston building Rolleston building

The crossing is still gated, and the gates are operated by a crossing-keeper, who gets to shelter from the cold winds in the two portakabin huts:

Rolleston level crossing huts Rolleston level crossing from the