Bearsted railway station

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Bearsted National Rail
Bearsted
Location
Place Bearsted
Local authority Maidstone (borough)
Grid reference TQ798561
Operations
Station code BSD
Managed by Southeastern
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 0.317 million
2005/06 Increase 0.327 million
2006/07 Increase 0.372 million
2007/08 Increase 0.421 million
2008/09 Increase 0.462 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.411 million
2010/11 Decrease 0.394 million
2011/12 Increase 0.396 million
2012/13 Steady 0.396 million
History
1 July 1884 Opened as "Bearsted"
1 July 1907 Renamed (Bearsted & Thurnham)
12 May 1980 Renamed (Bearsted)[1]
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* 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.
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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.

Services[edit]

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 National Rail Following station
Maidstone East   Southeastern
Maidstone East Line
  Hollingbourne

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations, Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, ISBN 1-85260-508-1, p. 30.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°16′34″N 0°34′41″E / 51.276°N 0.578°E / 51.276; 0.578