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Conveniently located at Chappel and Wakes Colne station, the East Anglian Railway Museum is easy to reach by train. Chappel and Wakes Colne is served by Greater Anglia services from Sudbury and Marks Tey, which call at Platform 1. Platforms 2 and 3 are used by the Railway Museum, so you won’t even have to leave the station to begin exploring. If you’re travelling from London, hop on a train from Liverpool Street to Marks Tey, before changing onto a connecting service to Chappel and Wakes Colne.

The East Anglian Railway Museum is home to an impressive collection of steam locomotives, diesel locomotives and vintage carriages. The wonderfully restored Goods Shed is jam-packed with classic memorabilia, while the Codebreaker escape room makes for an interactive and fun collaborative experience.

 

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Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00ÿ
Sunday 10:00-20:00ÿ
Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00ÿ

The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

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More about the East Anglian Railway Museum

Occupying Platforms 2 and 3 of Chappel and Wakes Colne station, the Museum is a top day out for railway enthusiasts, families, and – well – just about anyone! The Heritage Centre and Goods Shed house interesting memorabilia from the railway age, showing how we progressed from steam locomotives to the railway network we know today. You’ll see the Museum’s impressive collection of vintage locomotives and carriages in the Restoration Shed – be sure to chat with the enthusiastic volunteers, they don’t bite!

The Museum even has its own escape room, the Codebreaker Experience, where you’ll work together using cryptic clues to solve a mystery. And if you’re feeling peckish, head to the Platform 2 Café for a bite to eat.

Keen to learn more? Visit the East Anglian Railway Museum’s website for opening hours and visitor details.

Departures and arrivals from Chappel & Wakes Colne

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Chappel & Wakes Colne station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Marks TeyGreater Anglia21:391On time
to Sudbury (Suffolk)Greater Anglia22:071On time
to Marks TeyGreater Anglia22:391On time
to Sudbury (Suffolk)Greater Anglia23:071On time
to ColchesterGreater Anglia23:391On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Sudbury (Suffolk)Greater Anglia21:391On time
from Marks TeyGreater Anglia22:071On time
from Sudbury (Suffolk)Greater Anglia22:391On time
from Marks TeyGreater Anglia23:071On time
from Sudbury (Suffolk)Greater Anglia23:391On time
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