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Barnwell Junction Station Platform Building

History of Barnwell Junction Station

Barnwell Station was opened in 1884 and closed completely in 1966. The station building is now a private residence.

It was not actually a junction station and only served the Mildenhall branch line.


Marie Clark recalls in ‘Memories of Abbey and East Barnwell’ p.9:

I can well remember the excitement when catching a train at Barnwell Junction to go for the day to Hunstanton. If the excursion train was not stopping at Barnwell we had to walk all the way to Cambridge Station.



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