Somerleyton railway station

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Somerleyton National Rail
Somerleyton
Location
Place Somerleyton
Local authority Waveney
Grid reference TM479965
Operations
Station code SYT
Managed by Greater Anglia
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 Decrease 5,208
2005/06 Increase 5,885
2006/07 Increase 7,557
2007/08 Increase 12,240
2008/09 Increase 12,600
2009/10 Decrease 9,850 ("not explained")
2010/11 Increase 10,822
2011/12 Decrease 10,580
2012/13 Increase 11,902
History
Original company Norfolk Railway[1]
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
1 July 1847 Opened[1]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Somerleyton from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Somerleyton railway station is a quiet rural two-platform station serving the village of Somerleyton in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England. It is less than two miles on foot from Somerleyton Hall which is open to the public.

In The Rings of Saturn the author W. G. Sebald describes travelling by rail from Norwich and crossing the line to walk to the Hall. Actually, he would not have needed to cross the line from that direction.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Haddiscoe   Greater Anglia
Wherry Lines
  Oulton Broad North
Historical railways
Haddiscoe (Norfolk Railway)
Line open, station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Norfolk Railway
  Oulton Broad North
Line and station open

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 214. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 

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Coordinates: 52°30′37″N 1°39′08″E / 52.5102°N 1.6522°E / 52.5102; 1.6522