Boston Station

Welcome to the historical port of Boston, sitting on the River Witham, it is rich in local history and pivotal in the Mayflower Pilgrims story.


Tourist attractions like St Botolphs Church affectionately known locally as 'The Stump' and the Guildhall provide an interesting insight into times gone by. It's just a short stroll to the charming Market Place where you will find both independent retailers and eateries along with recognised chain brands.

Station information

Boston station is one of the main stations on the Poacher Line and is a depot for our drivers and on train staff. A manned station and consisting of 2 platforms Boston offers step free access for trains to Nottingham and via the level crossing for those travelling to Skegness. There is no car park at Boston but plenty of car parking locally and a Thai restaurant is located in one of the station buildings. Take some time to admire the 27 metre mural telling the story of the Poacher Line located on Platform 2.

Station facilities:

  • Ticket office/Machines
  • Refreshments
  • Toilets
  • Help point
  • Waiting shelter
  • Bike storage

Onward travel information can be found at


We have a very active and varied calendar of events here on the Poacher Line

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved from adopting your local station to schools and community groups producing wonderful artwork for our stations. Take a look at some of the work we have been doing and get inspired to get involved.


There are so many things to do and explore along our line. Here you will find details of great Days Out, beautiful walks and cycle routes; and details of the amazing places you can Stay and Eat. Where will you be going today?