Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds Railway






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.


66758 nears the end of its journey from Hams Hall to Parkeston Quay heading train 4L20 on 17th August 2019. I was on a Day Ranger to ride behind class ...
Ken Strachan 17/08/2019
As a Victorian country dweller might say: every few minutes, another one pops out of this hole in the ground. A class 321 forming the 17.44 stopping ...
Ken Strachan 17/08/2019
The Pathfinder Tours Anglian Explorer heads towards Felixstowe docks on 6 August via Bacon Factory curve. This recently constructed curve ...
Ken Strachan 06/08/2014
Two Class 86/6 locomotives run into the refuelling sidings at Ipswich in September 2007, with various class 66 examples standing in the background. ...
Michael Gibb 29/09/2007





The former station at Claydon on the Great Eastern main line north of Ipswich as it appeared on 2nd January 1978. It had closed to passengers in 1963 ...
Mark Dufton 02/01/1978





The station at Elmswell in the days when it still had a signal box and manual crossing gates. This January 1977 view is towards Haughley where the ...
Mark Dufton 02/01/1977

The Grade II listed Jacobean style frontage of Thurston station on 12th July 2014. Passengers had to climb many stairs to reach the platforms until a ...
Mark Dufton 12/07/2014


A Cravens/Gloucester hybrid DMU forming an Ipswich to Cambridge service calls at Bury St Edmunds on 29th May 1978. The wide gap between the platforms ...
Mark Dufton 29/05/1978