Brundall Gardens railway station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Brundall Gardens National Rail
Brundall Gardens
Looking west
Location
Place Brundall
Local authority Broadland
Grid reference TG314083
Operations
Station code BGA
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 Decrease 4,514
2005/06 Increase 5,350
2006/07 Decrease 4,903
2007/08 Increase 9,178
2008/09 Increase 11,330
2009/10 Decrease 10,720
2010/11 Increase 11,010
2011/12 Decrease 10,962
2012/13 Increase 12,144
History
Original company London and North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
1 August 1924 Opened as Brundall Gardens Halt
after 1948 Renamed Brundall Gardens
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Brundall Gardens from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
Portal icon UK Railways portal

Brundall Gardens railway station is a railway station serving the western end of the village of Brundall in the English county of Norfolk. The station is located on the Wherry Lines linking Norwich with Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.[1]

The station is served by Abellio Greater Anglia, who operate services between Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

History[edit]

A station at Brundall Gardens, initially known as Brundall Gardens Halt, was opened on 1 August 1924, eighty years after the opening of the line. This was in response to increasing amounts of tourism to the lakes and waterways close to the station.[2]

Services[edit]

The typical Monday-Saturday off-peak service is:

On Sundays this is reduced to a train every two hours in each direction.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey (2005). OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads. ISBN 0-319-23769-9.
  2. ^ Gordon, D. I. (1968). A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The eastern counties. Phoenix House. p. 171. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°37′24″N 1°25′06″E / 52.62333°N 1.41833°E / 52.62333; 1.41833

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Norwich   Abellio Greater Anglia
Wherry Lines
  Brundall
Historical railways
Whitlingham
Line open, station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Yarmouth and Norwich Railway
  Brundall
Line and station open