West Runton railway station

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West Runton National Rail
View to West Runton Railway Station from Station Road bridge - geograph.org.uk - 540687.jpg
Location
PlaceWest Runton
Local authorityNorth Norfolk
Coordinates52°56′08″N 1°14′45″E / 52.9355°N 1.2457°E / 52.9355; 1.2457Coordinates: 52°56′08″N 1°14′45″E / 52.9355°N 1.2457°E / 52.9355; 1.2457
Grid referenceTG281297
Operations
Station codeWRN
Managed byGreater Anglia
Number of platforms1
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Decrease 23,972
2014/15Increase 26,464
2015/16Increase 27,804
2016/17Decrease 26,186
2017/18Decrease 24,844
History
Key datesOpened September 1887 (September 1887)
National RailUK railway stations
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 West Runton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

West Runton railway station is on the Bittern Line in Norfolk, England, serving the village of West Runton. It is 28 miles 55 chains (46.2 km) down the line from Norwich and is situated between Cromer and Sheringham, the northern terminus.

It is one of two remaining Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway stations still in use, Cromer being the other.

The station is managed by Greater Anglia, which also operates all passenger trains that call.

All services to this station are run by diesel multiple units (Class 153, 156 and occasionally 170).

Like other stations on the Norwich - Sheringham line, West Runton is cared for by volunteers known as 'station adopters'.

Services[edit]

As of May 2018, the typical service at West Runton is one train per hour in each direction between Norwich and Sheringham, except on Sundays when the service is every two hours.

External links[edit]

Media related to West Runton railway station at Wikimedia Commons

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
Greater Anglia
Historical railways
Line and station open
Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway
Line open, station preserved