The Crouch Valley line is a branch line built in 1889 running 16.5 miles from Southminster to Wickford.

Stations on the line are Battlesbridge, South Woodham Ferrers, North Fambridge, Althorne, Burnham-on-Crouch, Southminster.

Car parking is available at all stations with payment via meters.

Regular electric trains operated by Greater Anglia run on the line which include through trains to London Liverpool Street at busy periods.

Trains have a conductor to collect fares and check tickets although ticket offices are open from early morning to about 11am on weekdays at Burnham Railway Station.

Train Times

The first train departs from Southminster for Wickford  just after 5am and the last train from Wickford to Southminster leaves at about 11pm on weekdays.

Exact times are not given on this website as the timetable regularly change so this website strongly recommends that people  check these times with the Greater Anglia Timetable by clicking here.

A live journey checker showing delays or cancelations is available by clicking here.

Normally two trains an hour run on the line although at rush hours these can be more frequent.

Problems on the line will mean the cancellation of trains with a replacement bus service that calls at all stations. Click here to visit the service alteration page.

Timetables and fare can be checked by visiting the national rain web site and selecting journey planner

History of the line

The Crouch valley line has a fascinating history details of which are to be found on out sister site by clicking here.