Sunshine Coast Line
- Sunshine Coast Line is also a colloquial name referring to the Nambour and Gympie North railway line in Queensland, Australia.
mainline from London
The stations served by the route are:
- Colchester - connections with Great Eastern Main Line to Ipswich, Norwich and London
- Colchester Town
A branch, now closed, just east of Wivenhoe served Brightlingsea
The line then divides to serve either
The trains which serve Clacton are through trains from London, while those which serve Walton start at Colchester on weekdays and Saturdays, but at Thorpe-le-Soken on Sundays.
It began as the Tendring Hundred Railway Company which became the Tendring Hundred Line of the Great Eastern Railway. The line is electrified at 25 kV AC, using overhead wires. Passenger services are operated by 'one'. There are several level crossings on the line and most are still (in 2006) operated by hand.