Shoreham railway station

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Shoreham (Kent) National Rail
Shoreham Railway Station - geograph.org.uk - 773844.jpg
Location
Place Shoreham
Local authority District of Sevenoaks
Grid reference TQ525615
Operations
Station code SEH
Managed by Southeastern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2012/13 Decrease 37,626
2013/14 Increase 37,796
2014/15 Increase 41,686
2015/16 Decrease 40,812
2016/17 Increase 44,294
History
2 June 1862 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Shoreham (Kent) from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Shoreham railway station serves Shoreham in Kent, England. It is 22 miles 52 chains (36.5 km) down the line from London Victoria and is situated between Eynsford and Otford. Train services are provided by Southeastern and Thameslink.

The ticket office here was closed c 1992, having been manned only during part of the day; these days, a PERTIS passenger-operated ticket machine issues 'Permits to Travel' - which are exchanged on-train or at manned stations for travel tickets - and is located on the Ashford-bound platform.

The platforms are connected by a concrete footbridge - a typical product of the Southern Railway concrete factory at Exmouth Junction. There is a small car park (free) at the entrance to the station.

Service

From 23 March 2009, most of the stopping train service to/from Blackfriars is re-extended (resuming a service pattern from the 1980s) across Central London via the 'Thameslink' route, serving City Thameslink, Farringdon, St Pancras International, Kentish Town and West Hampstead Thameslink.

The typical Monday to Friday off-peak service from the station is

The Saturday and Sunday service from the station is

  • 2tph to Blackfriars calling at all stations via Bromley South and Catford
  • 2tph to Sevenoaks
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Eynsford   Southeastern
Maidstone East Line
  Otford
  Thameslink
Thameslink
 

Coordinates: 51°19′55″N 0°11′20″E / 51.332°N 0.189°E / 51.332; 0.189


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