Swainsthorpe shown within Norfolk
|Area||3.38 km2 (1.31 sq mi)|
|- Density||111 /km2 (290 /sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Swainsthorpe is a village in Norfolk, England. It lies about 5 miles south of Norwich. It covers an area of 3.38 km2 (1.31 sq mi) and had a population of 374 in 159 households as of the 2001 census.
Level crossing accident
At 6:22am on Thursday 1 March 2007, a One Railway service travelling from Colchester in Essex to Norwich, collided with a Vauxhall Astra at the level crossing at Swainsthorpe. One person in the car died. The train, however, remained upright, did not derail and there were no injuries on board.
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