Eastern Union Railway 1846 - 1862

Railway company
Colchester, Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Haughley and Norwich

The Eastern Union Railway was an English railway opened for public passenger traffic on 15 June 1846 from an end-on junction with the Eastern Counties Railway at Colchester to a terminus at Ipswich. A connecting line to Bury St Edmunds was opened on 7 December 1846 and a further extension from Haughley to Norwich on 12 December 1849. The company became a constituent of the Great Eastern Railway in 1862 and today forms part of the Great Eastern Main Line.