Brandon train station serves the small town of Brandon, located close to the Suffolk and Norfolk border. Trains from Brandon train station travel directly to Cambridge, with a journey time of 38 minutes, and Norwich, a journey which takes 45 minutes. Abellio Greater Anglia manages the station and most of the services which stop here.
The name of the town of Brandon dates from the 11th century, although the area was known for its flint as far back as prehistoric times. The Neolithic flint mine known as Grime’s Graves, located 3.5 miles from Brandon train station, is a popular local tourist attraction which explains the history of flint mining in the area as far back as 5,000 years ago. More recently, the station gained fame as a location in the Dad’s Army episode “The Big Parade”.
There are two platforms at Brandon station, accessible from the street on one side and the car park on the other. A footbridge over the line connects them. There are no ticketing facilities: journeys from this station will need to be booked in advance or paid for on the train. Regular hourly trains depart from Brandon train station in each direction.
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|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Brandon are:
|Customer Service notes|
The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).
Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
|Customer help points||Available|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Carpark operator||Greater Anglia|
|Car parking spaces||5|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
No cycle parking
|Step-free access||Part of station|
|Step-free access notes|
Note that there is step free access to each platform, but access between the platforms is by stepped footbridge only
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis notes|
Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster
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