Oulton Broad North railway station

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Oulton Broad North National Rail
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Oulton Broad North railway station
Location
Place Oulton Broad
Local authority Waveney
Grid reference TM524931
Operations
Station code OUN
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 Increase 0.119 million
2012/13 Increase 0.126 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.124 million
2014/15 Increase 0.126 million
2015/16 Decrease 0.119 million
History
Original company Norfolk Railway[1]
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
1 July 1847 Opened as Mutford[1]
1 July 1881 Renamed Oulton Broad (Mutford)
November 1915 Renamed Oulton Broad
26 September 1927 Renamed Oulton Broad North
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Oulton Broad North from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Oulton Broad North railway station is on the Wherry Lines in the east of England, and is one of two stations serving Oulton Broad, Suffolk. The other is Oulton Broad South on the East Suffolk Line. Oulton Broad North is 20 miles 77 chains (33.7 km) down the line from Norwich on the route to Lowestoft. The East Suffolk Line runs between Lowestoft and Ipswich.

The station building dates from 1847. Today it is managed by Abellio Greater Anglia, which also operates all trains that call, but the station is unstaffed.

The track out of Lowestoft splits into the two separate lines to Norwich and Ipswich just before Oulton Broad North. Trains to Ipswich pass Oulton Broad North closely, but there has never been a platform for them to call there. The Ipswich trains call at Oulton Broad South, which is about three-quarters of a mile by road to the south.

Services[edit]

As of December 2016 the typical Monday-Saturday off-peak service at Oulton Broad North is as follows:

Operator Route Rolling stock Typical frequency Note
Abellio Greater Anglia Lowestoft - Oulton Broad North - Somerleyton - Haddiscoe - Reedham - Cantley - Brundall - Norwich Class 153, Class 156, Class 170 1x per hour in each direction Reduced stops for every other train

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Somerleyton   Abellio Greater Anglia
Wherry Lines
Lowestoft branch
  Lowestoft

Coordinates: 52°28′40″N 1°42′57″E / 52.4777°N 1.7157°E / 52.4777; 1.7157