Sudbury railway station

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Sudbury National Rail
Sudbury
The shelter on the platform
Location
Place Sudbury
Local authority Babergh
Coordinates 52°02′10″N 0°44′06″E / 52.036°N 0.735°E / 52.036; 0.735Coordinates: 52°02′10″N 0°44′06″E / 52.036°N 0.735°E / 52.036; 0.735
Grid reference TL876410
Operations
Station code SUY
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  237,297
2005/06 Increase244,344
2006/07 Increase260,505
2007/08 Increase285,863
2008/09 Decrease284,938
2009/10 Decrease270,390
2010/11 Increase292,124
2011/12 Increase313,516
2012/13 Increase326,340
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Sudbury from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Sudbury railway station is a railway station serving the town of Sudbury in Suffolk, England. It is the single-platform northern terminus of the Gainsborough Line, and is managed by Abellio Greater Anglia, who provide all train services. The station is located on the edge of the town centre.

The current station is the third one in Sudbury. The first was built in 1849, which was replaced in 1865 when the line was extended to Cambridge to form the Stour Valley Railway. However, the station became a terminus again following the Beeching cuts in 1967 following closure of the line to Cambridge. In 1991 the station was re-sited to make way for the construction of the Kingfisher Leisure Centre.[1]

The unstaffed station is looked after voluntarily by Sudbury in Bloom[2] and is annually entered into the Anglia in Bloom station competition, where it has won the Silver Gilt award in 2006, 2007 and 2008. The station also won the Best Station Garden award at the 2008 ACoRP Community Rail Awards.[3]

A self-service ticket machine has been provided adjacent to the platform entrance.

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
  Terminus
Disused railways
Long Melford
Line and station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Stour Valley Railway
  Bures
Line and station open

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Catford, Nick. "Station Name: SUDBURY (2nd site)". www.subbrit.org.uk. Retrieved 2008-10-29. 
  2. ^ http://www.sudburyinbloom.org.uk
  3. ^ ACoRP Winners List- Community Rail Awards Winners List

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