Aylesham railway station

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Aylesham National Rail
Aylesham
Location
Place Aylesham
Local authority Dover (district)
Coordinates 51°13′39″N 1°12′34″E / 51.227367°N 1.209483°E / 51.227367; 1.209483Coordinates: 51°13′39″N 1°12′34″E / 51.227367°N 1.209483°E / 51.227367; 1.209483
Grid reference TR241524
Operations
Station code AYH
Managed by Southeastern
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 78,255
2005/06 Increase 89,758
2006/07 Increase 97,712
2007/08 Decrease 93,671
2008/09 Decrease 90,494
2009/10 Decrease 74,004
2010/11 Decrease 72,766
2011/12 Increase 71,356
2012/13 Decrease 68,472
History
Key dates Opened 1 July 1928 (1 July 1928)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Aylesham from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Aylesham railway station serves Aylesham in the English county of Kent. It is served by Southeastern.

The station lies on the Canterbury East to Dover Priory line. It was built by Southern Railway on 1 July 1928 to cater for the considerable increase in passenger traffic brought about by the development of the Kent coalfield. The main modern buildings are on the London bound side of the station.

History[edit]

Opened by the Southern Railway the station passed to the Southern Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948.

When sectorisation was introduced in the 1980s, the station was served by Network SouthEast until the privatisation of British Rail.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service from the station is one train per hour to London Victoria via Chatham and Bromley South, and one train per hour to Dover Priory.

Off Peak Journey Times[edit]

To:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Adisham   Southeastern
Chatham Main Line - Dover Branch
  Snowdown

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