Bearsted railway station
|Local authority||Maidstone (borough)|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|1 July 1884||Opened as "Bearsted"|
|1 July 1907||Renamed (Bearsted & Thurnham)|
|12 May 1980||Renamed (Bearsted)|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Bearsted from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Bearsted railway station serves Bearsted in Kent, England. The station and all trains serving it are operated by Southeastern. Inside the station building are a manned and self-service ticket sales and a café. A new footbridge was built on the opposite side of the station from the original in mid-2011.
The typical off-peak service from the station is two trains per hour to Ashford International and two trains per hour to London Victoria via Maidstone East. There is also a peak hour service via Thameslink across London, serving City Thameslink, Farringdon and St Pancras International before travelling onto Bedford. The service is operated by First Capital Connect.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Maidstone East Line
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations, Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, ISBN 1-85260-508-1, p. 30.
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