Elton & Orston

Welcome to the villages of Elton & Orston which are small villages situated either side of the station.


Elton & Orston both have a public house; The Manor Arms at Elton and the Durham Ox at Orston. Other facilities include a church and a village hall and primary school at Orston. Elton Camp is located next to the station and this has been home to Girl Guides camping for 80 years.

Station information

Elton & Orston station is an unmanned station and consists of 2 platforms with step free access to both platforms, access to the Grantham bound platform is via a foot crossing. In January 2020 it was named the 6th least used station in the UK! There is limited free parking at the station.

Station facilities:

  • Waiting shelters
  • Help points


Onward travel information can be found at traveline.info


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.


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