Felixstowe railway station

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Features of Felixstowe railway station
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The roof lantern
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Inside the circulating area
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Platform converted to a car park
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The remaining shortened platform

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Felixstowe
National Rail logo.svg
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The original building has been converted into a shopping centre
Location Felixstowe, East Suffolk
England
Coordinates 51°58′01″N1°21′00″E / 51.967°N 1.350°E / 51.967; 1.350 Coordinates: 51°58′01″N1°21′00″E / 51.967°N 1.350°E / 51.967; 1.350
Grid reference TM302351
Managed by Greater Anglia
Platforms1
Other information
Station codeFLX
Classification DfT category F1
History
Opened1898
Passengers
2016/17Increase2.svg 198,934