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Twice delayed £1m platform officially opened by Greater Anglia

PUBLISHED: 14:54 22 November 2019 | UPDATED: 11:40 20 February 2020

Sheringham station and trains have been upgraded. From left to right: Liz Withington, Andrew Munden, Madeleine Ashcroft, Cllr Jeremy Punchard, Jonathan Denby, Peter Mayne. Picture: Submitted

Sheringham station and trains have been upgraded. From left to right: Liz Withington, Andrew Munden, Madeleine Ashcroft, Cllr Jeremy Punchard, Jonathan Denby, Peter Mayne. Picture: Submitted

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Sheringham railway station platform has been officially reopened by Greater Anglia after a £1m refurbishment.

Sheringham station and trains have been upgraded. From left to right: Liz Withington, Andrew Munden, Madeleine Ashcroft, Cllr Jeremy Punchard, Jonathan Denby, Peter Mayne. Picture: SubmittedSheringham station and trains have been upgraded. From left to right: Liz Withington, Andrew Munden, Madeleine Ashcroft, Cllr Jeremy Punchard, Jonathan Denby, Peter Mayne. Picture: Submitted

The enhancement scheme, which was delayed twice, involved the installation of a brand-new platform at the station that, at 80m, is double the length of the previous one.

The platform is also wider and means the station can fully accommodate the new state of the art trains which started to enter service on the Bittern Line earlier this month.

Jonathan Denby, Greater Anglia's head of corporate affairs, said: "We're delighted to be able to deliver this major station improvement.

Sheringham station and trains have been upgraded. Picture: Abigail NicholsonSheringham station and trains have been upgraded. Picture: Abigail Nicholson

"It provides a much better facility for customers and the wider community, and is already being used by our new trains."

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