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Important Covid information

Although the latest lockdown has now ended, Suffolk remains in Tier Two, which means that drinks on the premises can only be sold with "substantial" meals. This of course rules out reopening for the vast majority of pubs. As and when pubs reopen, we will list them on this page and highlight them on location pages.

Many pubs which are unable to reopen yet (and some that have reopened) are selling food and drink to take away. These are listed on this page.

Please note that due to government regulations, all takeaway drinks must be pre-booked by telephone, text or other means.

Ipswich Railway Tavern

Ipswich Railway Tavern

also traded as Locomotive

closed 28th June 1987

61 Burrell Rd

grid reference TM 159 438

The pub was demolished and replaced with flats.

It may also may be listed as 1 Burrell St.

The Railway Tavern in Burrell Rd will close on Sunday - much to the disappointment of regular drinkers who say the pub has always made a healthy profit. Jack Tibbenham said, "This is a smashing pub with a friendly atmosphere and it is a great shame it is closing". Other drinkers at the pub were also upset at the closure decision: "Budgie" said, "There will be a lot of Ipswich people who will be upset because of this". Landlord Mr David Jones said, "I think it has been on the cards for some time…

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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** information from David Green)

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