station is located in the centre of ths village
the Fossdyke Navigation that dates back to Roman times, giving it a
strong claim to be Britain’s oldest canal. The arrival of the railway
in 1849 saw the village expand into a dormitory for nearby Lincoln.
Trains serving Saxilby station operate between Lincoln and Sheffield
and Peterborough and Doncaster.
The Saxilby History Trail
The Saxilby and District History Group have published
Saxilby History Trail
which starts at Saxilby station. It is available as a foldout leaflet
from shops in the village, a dispenser besides the Fossdyke, and on
line as a PDF file.