has two railway stations. Colchester
North is on the main line to London
Liverpool Street and is the closest of
the two stations to Colchester General
Hospital. Fast express train services are
available direct to London (journey time
50 mins) and also to Harwich and Ipswich
from Colchester North. Trains run to
Harwich International station from where
you can pick up Ferry services to the
Liverpool street you can easily pick up
London Underground (Tube) connections -
the underground station is a short walk
from the overground terminal. London
Liverpool Street in on the Central,
Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith
& City lines. For futher information
about London Underground travel and a map
of the Underground system check the Transport
for London site.
Some train services
from Colchester stop at Stratford in East
London and from there you can pick up the
Central & Jubilee Underground Lines
as well as the Docklands Light Railway
Line. Stratford will be a central
location to the London 2012 Olympics.
(formerly St Botolph's) is close to the
town centre but has fewer services
running to it.
In addition to it's
two main stations nearby Hythe Station is
very conveniently located for Essex
University - in fact it's only a few
minutes walk away. However there is no
car parking available at the station and
not all trains stop here.
information about train times, routes
& fares check the One
Rail Enquiries line Tel. (0845) 7484950
cash point to Colchester North
station is located on the London-bound
platform between the Cafe and W H Smith.
There is also a cash point outside the
main station entrance towards the main
car park and at the nearby ASDA
supermarket on Turner Rise. (Cross North
Station Road via the footbridge and then
cross Petrolea Close. You will see the
store directly ahead of you).
petrol station to the North
(Ipswich) side of Colchester is at Tesco
on Highwoods Approach or Esso Ipswich
Road. Cash points are also available
petrol station to the West
(London) side of Colchester is at
Sainsbury on Stanway or Q8 London Road.
Cash points are also available here.