Chappel and Wakes Colne railway station

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Chappel and Wakes Colne National Rail
Chappel and Wakes Colne
The front in April 2011
Location
Place Wakes Colne
Local authority Colchester, Essex
Grid reference TL897288
Operations
Station code CWC
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  25,526
2005/06 Increase26,292
2006/07 Increase28,579
2007/08 Increase29,903
2008/09 Increase31,166
2009/10 Increase31,674
2010/11 Increase32,756
2011/12 Increase38,082
2012/13 Increase41,642
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Chappel and Wakes Colne from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Chappel and Wakes Colne railway station is a railway station serving the villages of Wakes Colne and Chappel in Essex, England. The station itself is located in Wakes Colne. It is a one platform station on the Sudbury branch line. The station is also home to the East Anglian Railway Museum which has the former up platform, a short running line and buildings on the east side of the line. Just to the south of the station the line runs over the Chappel viaduct.

The Chappel viaduct.

The station is unstaffed and has no ticketing facilities. The platform buildings, on the station's west side, are restored to LNER style, but are part of the East Anglia Railway Museum, and entered from ground-floor level.

Train Services[edit]

The station is served by the following service(s):

Operator Route Material Frequency
Abellio Greater Anglia Sudbury - Bures - Chappel and Wakes Colne - Marks Tey Class 153, Class 156 1x per hour
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Bures   Abellio Greater Anglia
Gainsborough Line
  Marks Tey
Disused railways
White Colne
Line and station closed
  Colne Valley and Halstead Railway   Terminus

Bus services[edit]

This service is operated by First.

  • 83 (Mount Bures - Wakes Colne - Little Tey - Marks Tey - Stanway - Lexden - Colchester)

Filming location[edit]

This station was used as a filming location in one scene for 2013 film 'The Numbers Station' starring John Cusack.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°55′34″N 0°45′32″E / 51.926°N 0.759°E / 51.926; 0.759