Remains of the Thorpeness railway station platform
|Original company||Great Eastern Railway|
|Post-grouping||London and North Eastern Railway|
|12 September 1966||closed|
|Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom|
|Closed railway stations in Britain|
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Thorpeness railway station served the seaside resort of Thorpeness in Suffolk.
Thorpeness is a village in the county of Suffolk, England. It belongs to the parish of Aldringham cum Thorpe and lies within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB.
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It was opened in 1914 by the Great Eastern Railway on its 8.5-mile (13.7 km) branch line from Saxmundham, and was closed in 1966 as part of the Beeching Axe.
The Great Eastern Railway (GER) was a pre-grouping British railway company, whose main line linked London Liverpool Street to Norwich and which had other lines through East Anglia. The company was grouped into the London and North Eastern Railway in 1923.
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As of 2016 [update] the platform of the former station survives, through overgrown with vegetation, and the trackbed is now a footpath.
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
|Leiston|| Great Eastern Railway |
Aldeburgh Branch Line
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