Bures railway station
The station shelter
|Managed by||Abellio Greater Anglia|
|Number of platforms||1|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Bures from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
Bures railway station is on the Gainsborough Line, a branch off the Great Eastern Main Line to Sudbury, in the East of England, serving the village of Bures, which straddles the counties of Essex and Suffolk.
The station is currently operated by Abellio Greater Anglia, which also runs all trains serving the station. It is unstaffed and has one platform as the line is single-track.
The line and station opened in 1865. On 12 July 1887 one person was killed at Bures when part of a runaway train collided with a crossing gate.
The typical off-peak service is as follows:
|Abellio Greater Anglia||Sudbury - Bures - Chappel & Wakes Colne - Marks Tey||Class 153, Class 156||1x per hour|
- Table 10 National Rail timetable, May 2016
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- History of the railway line from Marks Tey to Sudbury, particularly around Bures
- History page at Subterranea Britannica
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Chappel & Wakes Colne||Abellio Greater Anglia
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