Hopton-on-Sea railway station

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Hopton-on-Sea
Location
Place Hopton-on-Sea
Area Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Grid reference TG526000
Operations
Pre-grouping Norfolk and Suffolk Joint Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Platforms 2(1 from mid 1960s)
History
13 July 1903 Opened (Hopton)
18 July 1932 Renamed (Hopton-on-Sea)
13 July 1964 Closed to freight
4 May 1970 Closed to passengers[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Hopton-on-Sea was a railway station serving the village of Hopton-on-Sea in Norfolk. It closed in 1970.

For several years Hopton had a static Camping coach in a siding. It was used as accommodation for holiday makers. The line was reduced from double track to single track in the 1960s when only one platform was used.

In February 2008 a stretch of the disused railway line between Hopton and Corton was being considered for sale by Hopton-On-Sea Parish Council.[2]

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Gorleston Links   Norfolk and Suffolk
Yarmouth-Lowestoft Line
1903-1970
  Corton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations, Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, ISBN 1-85260-508-1, p. 123.
  2. ^ Minutes of Parish Council Meeting

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Coordinates: 52°32′28″N 1°43′37″E / 52.541°N 1.727°E / 52.541; 1.727