Grantham Station

Welcome to Grantham this market town has plenty to offer and is rich in History.


Known for being the birthplace of the first woman Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and where Sir Isaac Newton made his 'Gravity' discovery. There are plenty of lovely walks to be taken along the Grantham Canal which was once linked to Nottingham; along with the River Witham which also cuts through the town.

Station information

Grantham is the first station on the Poacher Line located in Lincolnshire and consists of 4 platforms and is managed by London North Eastern Railway. Connect at Grantham station for access to the East Coast Main Line to Edinburgh or London Kings Cross. Step free access is provided at the station along with a large car park (fee payable) The Mallard steam locomotive holds the world record for reaching 126 mph while passing through Grantham station on 3rd July 1938.

Station facilities:

  • Ticket Office/Machines
  • Step free access
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments
  • Waiting room
  • Car Parking
  • 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?