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Ulceby is in North Linconshire about 5 miles east of Barnetby. It is a small station served by trains from Grimsby to Barton-on-Humber as they cross the freight line to Immingham Docks.
Railway type and traffic
Class 153 units are the usual trains on the local service.
Freight trains are both numerous and varied with a large range of both wagon types and destinations. Unfortunately now only class 60s and 66s are the usual motive power.
Ulceby is a very quiet station with a single platform. The main road crossing the railway here is quite busy.
At the end of the M180 (junction 5 for Barnetby) continue straight on onto the A180 to the next junction. Turn onto the A160 then first left onto the A1077 eastwards. This road crosses the railway at Ulceby station.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Ulceby map co-ordinates
You can park your car opposite the station by the signal box.
The station is served by a roughly two hourly service from Grimsby.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There is a pub opposite the station.
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There is only one platform at Ulceby as it is located between the single line spur from Grimsby and the line to Barton-on-Humber so trains call at the platform in both directions. Only freight usually uses the far running line without a platform. As the freight trains are actually heading north to Immingham and South towards Barnetby at this point, in a morning you would have to take pictures from the platform of trains from Immingham approaching on the adjacent line. In the afternoon, the sun is in the wrong position for pictures from the platform though shots leaning over the crossing are possible again of trains from Immingham. The crossing is notable in still retaining old-fashioned gates on what is a busy road and railway.
General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south
Fig 2 - Looking north
Looking towards Immingham
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