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Newark North Gate railway station

Newark North Gate railway station

Newark, NG24 1LS, United Kingdom

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Description |} Newark North Gate station is a Grade II listed railway station in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, on the East Coast Main Line 120mi north of, between Grantham and Retford.Newark-on-Trent is a market town, 25 miles (40 km) east of Nottingham. Newark has another station, Newark Castle, operated by East Midlands Trains and closer to the town centre. It links Newark to Nottingham, Lincoln and other cities in central England.HistoryThe station is on the Great Northern Railway Towns Line from Peterborough to Doncaster which opened on 15 July 1852, the easier to construct Fens Loop Line via Boston and Lincoln had opened two years earlier.The station was opened without any ceremony. The first train of passengers from the north arrived at 6.38 am and those from the south arrived at 8.05 am. The buildings comprised a booking-office, cloak room, first and second class ladies’ and other waiting rooms, and a large refreshment room 51ft by 21ft, and a smaller one 21ft by 14ft. The platforms were 435ft long, with awnings provided for 50ft of their length. There was a coal depot, goods warehouse and sheds to accommodate 4 locomotives.

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