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Lincolnshire Wolds Railway

The LWR is situated in a beautiful part of the Lincolnshire countryside between the Wolds and the coast, and is only a short distance from Grimsby, the seaside resort of Cleethorpes and the historic market town of Louth.

The railway operates on a stretch of line that was part of the Great Northern route from Boston to Grimsby.

After the last section of line was closed by BR in 1980, a preservation society was formed with the aim of restoring it. Heritage steam trains once again run between Ludborough and North Thoresby and work is now in progress to extend the line southwards towards Louth.

What visitors to the railway see today is a result of all the time and effort that a small, but dedicated band of volunteers have put in over many years.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Frank Street
01507 363881
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway Website

Where to go

Ludborough Railway Station
Station Road
North East Lincolnshire
DN36 5SQ

Ludborough Station is the home of the Great Northern Railway, the only full sized Steam Railway open to the public in Lincolnshire. Steaming dates will be advertised. Please telephone for more details on (01507) 363881 out of hours (01472) 250562.

Other Details


Age Ranges
0-5 (toddlers)
6-12 (pre-teens)
13+ (young people)
Specific age range
All ages

This service is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council. For more information, go to Terms & Conditions

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