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The East Suffolk Lines operate from Ipswich in Suffolk to the coastal towns of Lowestoft and Felixstowe running through rural countryside. They serve a number of market towns along the route.
East of England
12 miles and 49 miles
About 26 minutes and one hour 26 minutes – one way
Secondary / rural
3 March 2015
East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership
Abellio Greater Anglia
The East Suffolk Lines comprise 2 routes serving 15 stations.
The route from Ipswich to Felixstowe (26 minutes) serves:
The route from Ipswich to Lowestoft (1 hour 26 minutes) serves:
Oulton Broad South
Community rail designation
The East Suffolk Lines were designated as a community rail service by the Department for Transport in March 2015. The designation covers the passenger services between Ipswich and Felixstowe and the line, north of Westfield to Lowestoft. Apart from Ipswich, all stations on the lines are part of the designation.
Network Rail strategic route plan
The East Suffolk Line Ipswich to Lowestoft route has been identified as a rural route. The Ipswich to Felixstowe route has been identified as a secondary route within Network Rail’s East Anglia (D) strategic route plan.