Corton railway station

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Corton
Corton railway station.jpg
Location
Place Corton
Area Waveney, Suffolk
Grid reference TM539970
Operations
Pre-grouping Norfolk and Suffolk Joint Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Platforms 2(reduced to 1 in the 1960s)
History
13 July 1903 Opened
13 July 1964 Closed to freight
4 May 1970 Closed to passengers
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Corton was a station in Corton, Suffolk[1] on the line between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. It closed in 1970 with the rest of the line, removing the direct link between these two towns.

For several years Corton had a static Camping coach in a siding. It was used as accommodation for holiday makers.

Corton is the only station building apart from Lowestoft Central remaining on the route of the line, it is currently in use as a private residence, the trackbed has been filled to platform level, and while the canopy is still in existence, it is looking very run down and forlorn.

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Hopton-on-Sea   Norfolk and Suffolk
Yarmouth-Lowestoft Line
1903-1970
  Lowestoft North

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Coordinates: 52°30′44″N 1°44′33″E / 52.5123°N 1.7425°E / 52.5123; 1.7425