Station Improvements and Schemes

melton car park late 2012

A number of improvements have been made to the East Suffolk Line in recent years, including a new car park at Melton, and expanded car park at Wickham Market staion, and better bus-rail interchangemade at Halesworth, but this is just the start of a number of schemes that will now compliment the new hourly timetable from December 2012.


Station Refresh – All stations will see a fresh coat of paint and new signage in the livery of train operator Greater Anglia and the East Suffolk Lines Community Rail partnership.


Bus-Rail Interchange and Improved Car Park – Lowestoft station will benefit from the scheme as part of Suffolk County Council’s Local Sustainable Tranport Fund.


Real Time Information Screens – Oulton Broad South Station, funded by Suffolk County Council.

New ticket machine


New Help Points – Halesworth and Melton stations.


New Car Park – Darsham Station in partnership with the Darsham Country Centre located within the station building, Suffolk County Council, and Suffolk Coastal District Council.


Automatic Ticket Machines – at Saxmundham and Woodbridge stations, allowing passengers to buy tickets with a credit or debut card, and also collect tickets that have been booked online.


Improved Car Park Lighting – Wickham Market station, which completes recently expanded car park, funded by Suffolk County Council.


Community Centre  – Train operator Greater Anglia and the Community Rail Partnership are working to return the station building at Wickham Market to community use.

Industrial action planned for the 21st, 23rd and 25th of June