Chappel and Wakes Colne railway station
|Chappel and Wakes Colne|
|The front in April 2011|
|Local authority||Colchester, Essex|
|Managed by||Greater Anglia|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
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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 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.
The station is served by the following service(s):
|Greater Anglia||Sudbury - Bures - Chappel and Wakes Colne - Marks Tey||Class 153, Class 156||1x per hour|
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Line and station closed
|Colne Valley and Halstead Railway||Terminus|
There are currently no trains that travel to London from Chappel & Wakes Colne. Instead, passengers must change at Marks Tey. Occasionally, an off-peak train continues to Colchester, but usually it would be necessary to change at Marks Tey.
This service is operated by First.
- 83 (Mount Bures - Wakes Colne - Little Tey - Marks Tey - Stanway - Lexden - Colchester)
This station was used as a filming location in one scene for 2013 film 'The Numbers Station' starring John Cusack.
- Train times and station information for Chappel and Wakes Colne railway station from National Rail
- History page at Subterranea Britannica
- East Anglian Railway Museum website
- Chappel Parish Council website
- Website of the village and railway
- Chappel and Wakes Colne station on navigable 1946 O. S. map
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