Buckenham

Address

Buckenham station
Station Road
Buckenham
NR13 4HW

Station details

Alerts

Buckenham receives a very limited train service so please check timetables and journey planners before travelling to or from this station. The nearest stations with a more frequent service are Brundall or Cantley.

There is step free access to both platforms, however Platform 2 (for trains towards Norwich) is accessed either via a very long road route, or across a barrow crossing. The surrounding roads and footways are like farm tracks so it is not advisable to use this station if you use a wheelchair or a mobility scooter.

General information

Station Operator:
LE
Station Code:
BUC
Staffing Level:
unstaffed
CCTV:
Yes

Ticket buying & collection

Oyster Pre Pay:
No
Oyster Validator:
No
Smartcard Issued:
No
Smartcard Validaton:
No
Oyster Topup:
No
Prepurchase Collection:
No
Smartcard Topup:
No
Ticket Machine:
No

Passenger services

Lost Property Contact Available:
No
Website:
Go to website
Ticket Gate:
No
Customer Services:

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

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:
Yes
Customer Help Points Note:

Help points can be found at the following location(s):

  • Platform 1 (for trains towards Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft) - Opposite the entrance to this platform, fixed to the grey post beneath the customer information screen
  • Platform 2 (for trains towards Norwich) - Just inside the white entrance gate to this platform, fixed to the grey post beneath the customer information screen

Station facilities

ATM Machine:
No
Baby Change:
No
Seated Area:
Yes
Passenger Information Systems:
DepartureScreens
Shops:
No
Station Buffet:
No
Telephones (Cards & Coins):
No
Toilets:
No
Waiting Room:
No

Car parking

Car parking:
No

Cycling

Cycle Storage Availability:
Yes
Sheltered:
no
Spaces:
4
Type:
Stands
Location:

There are two cycle stands on Platform 1 (for trains towards Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft), just beyond the old station building.

Cycle Storage CCTV:
No

Other transport

Location for rail replacement services:

Rail replacement bus services do not serve this station. Customers are advised to use either Brundall or Cantley stations for rail replacement services.

Taxi Rank:
No
Bus Service:
No

Accessibility

Accessible Booking Office Counter:
No
Accessible Public Telephones:
No
Accessible Toilets:
No
Induction Loop:
Yes
Wheelchairs Available:
No
Ramp For Train Access:
Yes
Step Free Access:
No
Step Free Access Note:

There is a very limited rail service to this very rural station. There is step free access to both platforms, however Platform 2 (for trains towards Norwich) is accessed either via a very long road route, or across a barrow crossing. The surrounding roads and footways are like farm tracks so it is not advisable to use this station if you use a wheelchair or a mobility scooter.

This station is a category B2 station according to ORR station classification system. https://www.orr.gov.uk/media/10955

Assistance meeting point is on the platform.

Accessible Taxis:
No
Accessible Taxis Note:

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Accessible Ticket Machines:
No
Impaired Mobility Set Down:
No
Staff Help Available:
Yes
Staff Help Available Note:

This station is not staffed. Assistance can be provided by the conductor on board, but booking is recommended to avoid any delay to your journey.

What assistance is available for customers using this station?

  • Board and alight
  • Ramp assistance
  • Luggage (on and off train only)
  • Ticket sale on board

How can Turn Up And Go (TUAG) assistance be requested by customers using this station?

  • By calling 0345 600 7245 (option 4)
  • By using one of the two Help Points at this station

Assistance meeting point is on the platform.

Assisted Travel:

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

The information in this document was generated 11/29/2022 9:11:05 PM