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Thetford Train Station

Address

Thetford Station
Station Road
Thetford
Norfolk
IP24 1AH
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Station overview

A ticket office is available. Ticket office
A ticket machine is available. Ticket machine
A waiting room is available. Waiting room
Wheelchairs are available. Wheelchairs
Wi-Fi is available. Wi-Fi
A phone box is available. Phone box
Toilets are available. Toilets
 
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Destination
Platform
Facility Information
Ticket office opening hours Monday to Friday: 07:00 to 13:30 Saturday: 07:00 to 13:30 Sunday: No
Self service ticket machines A ticket machine is available.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets Collection of pre-purchased tickets is available.
Get Oyster card here Oyster Pre-Pay not is available.
Top up Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Use Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Service Information
British Transport Police 0800 40 50 40
CCTV CCTV systems are available.
Rail Replacement Service

Rail replacement bus services pick up and drop off in the middle of the station car park.

Information Systems
  • Departure screens
  • Announcements
Service Information
Thetford Station customer services

Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00Sunday 10:00-20:00Bank 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.

Left luggage Left luggage is not available.
Left luggage contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Lost property Lost property is available at the station. Monday to Sunday:24 Hours a Day
Lost property contact details

URL: https://www.greateranglia.co.uk/lost-property

Facility Information
Lounge A first class lounge is not available.
Lounge opening hours A first class lounge is not available.
Facility Information
Seating area A seating area is available.
Waiting rooms Waiting rooms are available.
Trolleys Trolleys are not available.
Refreshment facilities Refreshment facilities are not available.
Toilets Toilets are available.
Baby changing Baby changing facilities are not available.
Pay phone Pay phones are available. Cards
Public Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is available.

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Post box A Post box is not available.
Tourist information office A tourist information office is not available.
Cashpoint An ATM machine is not available.
Bureau de change A bureau de change is not available.
Shops Shops are not available.
Showers Showers are not available.
Facility Information
Helpline information A helpline is available. Monday to Sunday: 08:00 to 20:00

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.

Helpline contact details

0800 028 28 78

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Customer help points Customer help points are available.

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

  • Platform 1 (for trains towards Norwich) - Between the steps and waiting room / toilets, fixed to the platform-facing wall of the station building
  • Platform 2 (for trains towards Ely and Cambridge) - Next to the yellow boarding ramp and below the customer information screen, fixed to the platform-facing wall of the station building
Staff help Staff help is available.

Assistance at this station is provided by a staff member during ticket office opening hours. On board conductors also operate on this route and can provide assistance to board and alight at all times. Booking is recommended.

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 selecting the help button on the ticket machine at this station
  • By using one of the two Help Points at this station
Staff help opening times Monday to Friday: 07:00 to 13:30 Saturday: 07:00 to 13:30
Accessible ticket machines Accessible ticket machines are available.
Accessible ticket office counter An accessible ticket office counter is available.
Induction loop An induction loop is available.
Ramp for train access A ramp for train access is available.
Accessible taxis Accessible taxis are not available.
Accessible public pay phones Accessible public pay phones are not available.
National key toilets National key toilets are not available.
Step free access coverage Partial Station

There is step free access from the carpark to Platform 2 (for trains towards Ely and Cambridge) only, with no step free access from the carpark to Platform 1 (for trains towards Norwich) via the station as there is a stepped footbridge between the platforms. Step free access is available to Platform 1 via a footpath that leads to / from Croxton Road and this is the route that customers with restricted mobility are advised to use, as the other path that leads to / from Station Lane is along an unsurfaced road without a footpath. 

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

Assistance meeting point is at the ticket office (during opening hours), or alternatively on the platform.

Impaired mobility set down Impaired mobility set down Machine is not available.
Disabled parking Disable parking is not available.
Wheelchairs Wheelchairs are available.
Ticket gates Ticket gates are not present.
Station Car Park
Operator National Car Parks Ltd
Spaces 35
Opening times
  • Monday to Friday:24 Hours a Day
  • Saturday:24 Hours a Day
  • Sunday:24 Hours a Day
Contact details https://www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park/car-parks/thetford-station-g-anglia/
Bus services available Bus services are not available.
Cycle storage available Cycle storage is available.
Storage type Stands
Spaces 40
Sheltered Yes
Storage location

There are ten cycle stands on Platform 1 (for trains towards Norwich), located underneath the footbridge steps. Another ten cycle stands have been temporarily moved from underneath the footbridge steps on Platform 2 (for trains towards Ely and Cambridge) to the opposite end of the same platform, beyond the main station building.

Transport Information
Taxi rank available A taxi rank is not available.
Airport available Airport information is not available.
Port available Port information is not available.

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