Colchester Town station
St. Botolphs Circus
|Station Operator: LE|
|Station Code: CET|
|Staffing Level: partTime|
|Oyster Pre Pay||No|
|Lost Property Contact Available||No|
Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00 Sunday 10:00-20:00 Bank 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 Contact Available||No|
|Customer Help Points||Yes|
Customer Help Points Note:
Help points can be found at the following location(s):
|Bureau De Change||No|
|First Class Lounge||No|
Station Buffet Note:
'Steam' kiosk serving hot and cold drinks, newspapers, confectionary, and pastries
Self-service vending machine providing cold drinks and snacks
The toilets are located in the station building and are accessed via the waiting room. An accessible toilet is available in the female toilets, although a radar key is not required to access this facility. All toilets are scheduled to be open at the following times:
Monday - Friday 06:30 - 15:00
|Tourist Information Office||No|
Waiting Room Note:
The waiting room is located in the station building next to the ticket office, and is accessed from the station forecourt.
Name: There is a Council managed car park behind the station
Operator: Local Council
Annual Charge: N/A
Daily Charge: N/A
Monthly Charge: N/A
Off Peak Charge: N/A
Six Monthly Charge: N/A
Per Hour Charge: N/A
Three Monthly Charge: N/A
Weekly Charge: N/A
|Car Parking Contact Available||No|
|Cycle Storage Availability||Yes|
There are five cycle stands on the station forecourt, nearly opposite the ticket office window. There is also a sheltered cycle parking area providing five stands located on Platform 1 (for trains towards Colchester, London, and Walton-on-the-Naze).
|Cycle Storage CCTV||No|
Bus Service Note:
Colchester Town Station is around 5 minutes walk from Colchester Bus Station
|Accessible Booking Office Counter||No|
|Accessible Public Telephones||No|
|Ramp For Train Access||Yes|
|Step Free Access||Yes|
Step Free Access Note:
This station has step free access to the single platform for trains towards Colchester, London, and Walton-on-the-Naze.
This station is a category A station according to ORR station classification system. https://www.orr.gov.uk/media/10955
Assistance meeting point is the ticket office.
Accessible Taxis Note:
Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster
|Accessible Ticket Machines||Yes|
|Impaired Mobility Set Down||No|
|Staff Help Available||Yes|
|Mon - Fri: 6:10 AM to 8:15 PM
Sat: 7:00 AM to 6:45 PM
Staff Help Available Note:
Assistance at this station is provided by a staff member during ticket office opening hours. Conductors are only available on services running to/from Walton-on-the-Naze. Services to/from London Liverpool Street are Driver Only Operation (DOO) and outside opening hours we advise to travel to the nearest stuffed station, Colchester. Booking is recommended.
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.