|Location|| Manea, Fenland |
|Managed by||Greater Anglia|
|Classification||DfT category F2|
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road
Manea railway station /ˈmeɪniː/ is on the Ely–Peterborough line in the east of England and serves the village of Manea,Cambridgeshire. It is 80 miles 18 chains (129.1 km) measured from London Liverpool Street (via Clapton and Ely),and is situated between Ely and March stations. 
In 1966,the Minister of Transport Barbara Castle refused British Rail's request to close the station,although she did agree to the closure of the stations at Stonea and Bentley. 
On Mondays to Saturdays,Greater Anglia operates one train every two hours in each direction between Peterborough and Ipswich. These services use British Rail Class 755 bi-mode units.
There are seven trains per day (four towards Peterborough and three towards Cambridge) operated by CrossCountry on the Stansted Airport to Birmingham route. These use British Rail Class 170 diesel units.
Greater Anglia services stop at Manea on Sundays (twelve services a day,six each way). The first service is the 09:03 to Peterborough,the last is the 20:11 to Colchester via Ely and Ipswich.
The station has benefitted from an on-site ticket machine since late October 2018,situated on the south side of the line (next to the down line for trains travelling towards March and Peterborough).
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
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Coordinates: 52°29′53″N0°10′41″E / 52.498°N 0.178°E