Remains of the Thorpeness railway station platform
|Location|| Thorpeness, East Suffolk |
|Original company||Great Eastern Railway|
|Post-grouping||London and North Eastern Railway|
|12 September 1966||closed|
Thorpeness railway station served the seaside resort of Thorpeness in Suffolk.
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.
As of 2016 [update] the platform of the former station survives, just north of the B1353 road nearly a mile west of the coast. But it is 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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