Chance to have your say on rail services for Rasen area


Lincolnshire County Council is asking people to comment on what improvements they would like to see in rail services in the county - including Market Rasen.

The Department for Transport (DfT) is re-letting the East Midlands rail franchise in 2018 and has asked the county council what improvements we would like to see.

The franchise includes the following train services in Lincolnshire: Lincoln–Nottingham-Leicester; Skegness–Grantham–Nottingham; Norwich–Grantham–Liverpool; Peterborough–Sleaford–Lincoln–Doncaster; Grimsby/Cleethorpes–Market Rasen–Lincoln–Newark North Gate.

Coun Richard Davies, Executive Member for Transport at the County Council, says: “We have a great opportunity to put forward some ideas which could significantly improve rail provision in our county. We want to hear what improvements would encourage local residents to hop on a train.”

“More regular trains with extra capacity, improved connections, better Sunday services, faster journeys and more comfortable carriages with Wi-Fi are just some of our thoughts.

lTo have your say, email or call 01522 782070 before the end of February.