Brundall Gardens railway station

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Brundall Gardens National Rail
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Looking west
Location
Place Brundall
Local authority Broadland
Grid reference TG314083
Operations
Station code BGA
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 10,962
2012/13 Increase 12,144
2013/14 Decrease 10,534
2014/15 Increase 11,482
2015/16 Increase 12,176
History
Original company London and North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
1 August 1924 Opened as Brundall Gardens Halt
after 1948 Renamed Brundall Gardens
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Brundall Gardens from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Brundall Gardens railway station is on the Wherry Lines in the east of England, serving the western side of the village of Brundall, Norfolk. It is 4 miles 66 chains (7.8 km) down-line from Norwich on the route to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. Its three-letter station code is BGA.[1]

The station was opened in 1924. Today it is managed by Abellio Greater Anglia.

History[edit]

A station at Brundall Gardens, initially known as Brundall Gardens Halt, was opened on 1 August 1924, 80 years after the opening of the line. This was in response to an increasing level of tourism to the lakes and waterways close to the station.[2]

Services[edit]

As of December 2016 the typical Monday-Saturday off-peak service at Brundall Gardens is as follows:

Operator Route Rolling stock Typical frequency
Abellio Greater Anglia Great Yarmouth - Acle - Lingwood - Brundall - Brundall Gardens - Norwich Class 153, Class 156, Class 170 1x per hour in each direction

At peak times there are some additional services to and from Lowestoft.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey (2005). OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads. ISBN 0-319-23769-9.
  2. ^ Gordon, D. I. (1968). A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The eastern counties. Phoenix House. p. 171. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°37′24″N 1°25′06″E / 52.62333°N 1.41833°E / 52.62333; 1.41833

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Norwich   Abellio Greater Anglia
Wherry Lines
  Brundall
Historical railways
Whitlingham
Line open, station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Yarmouth and Norwich Railway
  Brundall
Line and station open