Visitors to the Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve in Suffolk are being encouraged to take the train rather than drive, thanks to new signage at Oulton Broad South station.

Displaying information about the reserve and a map to guide train-users on foot, the new signs were produced and funded by East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership in partnership with Suffolk Wildlife Trust and backed by Greater Anglia.

Bev Rogers, engagement manager at Suffolk Wildlife Trust said: "The reserve has become home to a wonderful array of birds, invertebrates, and rare species, making it one of the most wildlife-rich areas on the Suffolk coast

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"We also have a fabulous new visitor centre with a cafe, viewing balcony, shop, and children’s play area, perfect for a family day out.

Aaron Taffera, chair of the East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership, said: "We hope it will inspire people to visit the reserve by rail."

Greater Anglia’s customer and community engagement manager, Alan Neville, said: “It is so easy to get around East Anglia by train and have a day out that, literally, doesn’t cost the earth."