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Colchester [North] station
Station Approach Road

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Ticket office

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Mon - Fri:  4:30 AM to 11:15 PM
Sat:  4:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Sun:  6:00 AM to 11:15 PM

Station details

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    Passengers with reduced mobility are advised to arrive at the London bound ticket hall to allow access all station platforms via the lifts.

General information

Station Operator: LE
Station Code: COL
Staffing Level: Full Time

Ticket buying & collection

False Oyster Pre Pay
False Oyster Validator
True Smartcard Issued
True Smartcard Validator
False Oyster Topup
True Prepurchase Collection
True Smartcard Topup
True Ticket Machine

Passenger services

False> Lost Property Contact Available
Website: Go to website
True Ticket Gate

Ticket Gate Comments:

False> Left Luggage Contact Available
False Customer Help Points

Station facilities

True> Atm Machine
True Baby Change
False Bureau De Change
True Post Box
True Seated Area
False First Class Lounge
True Shops
False Showers
True Station Buffet
True Telephones (Cards & Coins)
True Toilets
False Tourist Information Office
False Trolleys
False WebKiosk
True WiFi
Wifi Note:

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True Waiting Room

Car parking

true Car parking
Name: Station Car Park
Operator: National Car Parks Ltd
Spaces: 1373

Annual Charge: £1575.00
Daily Charge: £10.00
Monthly Charge: £158.00
Off Peak Charge: £8.00
Six Monthly Charge: N/A
Per Hour Charge: N/A
Three Monthly Charge: £450.00
Weekly Charge: £40.00
False Car Parking Contact Available


True Cycle Storage Availability

Sheltered: Yes
Spaces: 554
Type: Compound

Situated by the South entrance, and in the main car park by the North entrance.

A secure 134-space cycle compound is also available (key fob required, speak to station staff for availability).

True Cycle Storage CCTV

Other transport

True Taxi Rank

Taxi Rank Note:

Taxi rank at both entrances.

False Car Hire

True Airport
False Metro
True Bus Service


True Accessible Booking Office Counter

False Accessible Public Telephones

True National Key Toilets

True Induction Loop
True Wheelchairs Available
True Ramp For Train Access

True Step Free Access

Step Free Access Note:

Although step free access exists throughout the station, people with restricted mobility are advised to arrive on the London bound side of the station as the lifts are quicker and easier to operate than the chair lift in the Ipswich / Norwich bound ticket hall.


False Accessible Taxis

Accessible Taxis Note:

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

True Accessible Ticket Machines

False Impaired Mobility Set Down

Live departures & arrivals for Colchester

Live departures for Colchester
Due Destination Platform Expected further details  Additional Information 
04:43 Ingatestone Platform 6 6 On time See details on departure to Ingatestone
05:13 Ingatestone Platform 4 4 On time See details on departure to Ingatestone
05:33 Sudbury Platform 1 1 On time See details on departure to Sudbury
05:40 Peterborough Platform 2 2 On time See details on departure to Peterborough

timetables for Colchester

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