Great Bentley

Don’t get stuck on the train

You may find that your train is longer than the platform at some of our stations. This means the doors will not open where there’s no platform edge so you can get on and off the train safely.

If you’re travelling to Great Bentley station from any station we serve between London and Great Bentley, please travel in the back seven coaches of the train. This is for trains with 10 coaches only as the doors on the front three coaches will not open at Great Bentley.

If you’re travelling to Great Bentley station from Walton-on-the-Naze, Frinton-on-Sea, Kirby Cross, Clacton-on-Sea, Thorpe-le-Soken or Weeley, please travel in the front seven coaches of the train. This is for trains with 10 coaches only as the doors on the back three coaches will not open at Great Bentley.

If you’re travelling from Great Bentley station, please check if your destination has any door access requirements through its station information.

Don’t worry! We’ve set reminders through our website, station posters and safety announcements so you can travel on the correct part of the train and avoid missing your stop.

Great Bentley (GRB)

Great Bentley station
Station Road
Great Bentley
Essex
CO7 8LH
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