Burnham Railway Station and the Crouch Valley Line



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.

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 and Southminster Railways Stations.

Train Times

Please check these times with the Greater Anglia Timetable by clicking here.

They are subject to regular alteration without notification and so this website does not list them.

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

The first train departs for Southminster from  Burnham on Crouch at 06.07

The first train departs for Wickford from Burnham on Crouch at 06.20

Last Train

The last train departs for Southminster from Burnham on Crouch at 23.21

The last train departs for Wickford from Burnham on Crouch at 23.00

Regular Service

Trains run on an hourly basis arriving from Wickford at 44 minutes past the hour and departing to Wickford at 21 minutes past the hour.

During rush hour periods services are more frequent at different times.

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

Latest news on engineering works and other railway information is available on the One web site 


Parking is available at Burnham Railway Station for a charge depending on length of time parked.

To visit a page listing other car parks in Burnham click here

 History of the line

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