Ipswich to Ely Line

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Ipswich-Cambridge/Ely Line
Principal stations (from east to west)
  Needham Market
  Bury St Edmunds
Ely                Newmarket

The Ipswich to Ely Line is an important railway line linking East Anglia to the Midlands. There is also a branch line to Cambridge.

The towns served by the route are:

The line then divides to serve either


The line shares the route between Ipswich and Stowmarket with the Great Eastern Main Line, which is electrified at 25 kV AC, using overhead wires. The rest of the route is not electrified.

Passenger services are operated by 'one'.

An analysis of train times for lines leaving Ipswich can be found here.

Railway lines in the East of England:
Main lines: East Coast Main Line   Great Eastern Main Line
Cambridge-King's Lynn "Fen" Line   Cambridge-Norwich "Breckland" Line   Colchester-Clacton "Sunshine Coast" Line
Ely-Peterborough Line   Ipswich-Ely Line   London-Cambridge Line   London, Tilbury & Southend Line
Manningtree-Harwich "Mayflower" Line   Thameslink   West Anglia Main Line   
Commuter lines: Hertford Loop Line   Lea Valley Lines   Northern City Line   Romford-Upminster Line   
Shenfield-Southend Victoria Line   Witham-Braintree Line
Rural lines: Cambridge-Ipswich Line    Crouch Valley Line   East Suffolk Line   Grantham-Skegness Line
Ipswich-Felixstowe Line   Marks Tey-Sudbury "Gainsborough" Line   Norwich-Sheringham "Bittern" Line
Peterborough-Lincoln Line   Thorpe le Soken-Walton "Sunshine Coast" Line   Wherry Lines