Brampton (Suffolk) railway station
|Managed by||Greater Anglia|
|Number of platforms||1|
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||East Suffolk Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Great Eastern Railway|
|Post-grouping||London and North Eastern Railway|
|4 December 1854||Opened as Brampton|
|1 June 1928||Renamed Brampton (Suffolk)|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Brampton from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Brampton is a railway station serving the villages of Brampton and Redisham in Suffolk, England, which is approximately 1½ miles away. The station is located on the Ipswich-Lowestoft East Suffolk Line.
The station is served by Greater Anglia, who operate services between Ipswich and Lowestoft.
Since 9 December 2012 the station has been served by an hourly service through to Lowestoft. It also became a request stop.
The railway line between Halesworth and Haddiscoe was opened by the East Suffolk Railway (ESR) on 4 December 1854, and a station at Brampton was opened the same day. The ESR was absorbed by the Eastern Counties Railway in 1859, which in turn was amalgamated with other railways to form the Great Eastern Railway (GER) in 1862. The GER's successor, the London and North Eastern Railway, renamed the station Brampton (Suffolk) on 1 June 1928.
The following services currently call at Brampton:
- 1x per hour local service Ipswich - Woodbridge - Saxmundham - Halesworth - Beccles - Lowestoft
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
The following service departs from outside the station:
- 522 Beccles - Brampton Station - Halesworth
- Allen, Cecil J. (1956) . The Great Eastern Railway (2nd ed.). Hampton Court: Ian Allan. p. 216.
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 42. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
- Awdry, Christopher (1990). Encyclopaedia of British Railway Companies. London: Guild Publishing. pp. 127, 126, 133. CN 8983.
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