Clacton-on-Sea Railway Station

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Clacton-on-Sea railway station is one of the eastern termini of the Sunshine Coast Line, a branch of the Great Eastern Main Line, in the East of England, serving the town of Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. It is 69 miles 56 chains (112.2 km) down-line from London Liverpool Street. Its three-letter station code is CLT. The preceding station on the line is Thorpe-le-Soken. The station was opened in 1882 with the name Clacton. It is currently managed by Abellio Greater Anglia, which also operates all trains serving the station. The branch diverges from the Great Eastern Main Line at Colchester wherefrom trains run to either Colchester Town, Walton-on-the-Naze or Clacton-on-Sea. Clacton is on a spur from Thorpe-le-Soken which was built by the Clacton-on-Sea Railway and originally operated by the Great Eastern Railway. It opened some 15 years after the line to Walton was opened. Services were steam-operated until the line was electrified, with Clacton first seeing electric trains on 16 March 1959. Initially, the line was only electrified as far as Colchester, as part of British Railways' experiments with 25kv AC electrification, rather than the previously preferred 1500v DC system. Through (electrified) services to London Liverpool Street were introduced on 7 January 1963. Clacton station has a sizeable concourse sheltered by a glazed roof. There is a traction depot just outside the station, with some stabling sidings alongside the station itself. Its name was changed to Clacton-on-Sea in May 2007.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 62869 0
2014 64468 0
2013 65865 0
2012 66154 0
2011 66553 0
2010 58687 0
2009 61969 0
2008 60169 0
2007 55499 0

Location Data

  • UK Parliament Constituency: Clacton
  • County Council Electoral Division: Clacton West
  • European Region: Eastern
  • County Council: Essex County Council
  • District Council Ward: Pier
  • District Council: Tendring District Council

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