Ashford to Ramsgate (via Canterbury West) Line
|Ashford to Ramsgate (via Canterbury West) line|
The Ashford to Ramsgate (via Canterbury West) Line,
shown with other railway lines in Kent.
South East England
|Rolling stock||Class 375 "Electrostar"|
|No. of tracks||2|
|Track gauge||Standard gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
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The line is electrified (750v DC third rail).
Services are operated by Southeastern.
Upon the merging of the SER and LCDR into the South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) the track layout and stations were rationalised at Ashford and on Thanet. In Thanet the SER branch to Margate Sands was closed.
The line was electrified in 1961 under the BR 1955 Modernisation Plan.
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