Broadstairs railway station

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Broadstairs National Rail
Broadstairs
View of Main Platform
Location
Place Broadstairs
Local authority Thanet
Grid reference TR391679
Operations
Station code BSR
Managed by Southeastern.
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 0.449 million
2005/06 Increase 0.486 million
2006/07 Increase 0.498 million
2007/08 Increase 0.537 million
2008/09 Increase 0.574 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.525 million
2010/11 Increase 0.554 million
2011/12 Increase 0.571 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.556 million
History
Key dates Opened 5 October 1863 (5 October 1863)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Broadstairs from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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View NNW, towards Margate in 1963. Crampton Tower on the left

Broadstairs railway station is on the Chatham Main Line in north Kent, England. It serves the coastal tourist town of Broadstairs and is located at the inland end of Broadstairs High Street. The station is 77 miles (124 km) south east of London Victoria. Train services are provided by Southeastern.

Trains to London can run either way through the station, depending on the route they take to get there either via Margate or Ramsgate.

History[edit]

The station opened on 5 October 1863.[1]

A high-speed service to London St Pancras began on 13 December 2009.

Services[edit]

As of December 2011 the typical off-peak service from the station is:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Margate   Southeastern
Chatham Main Line - Ramsgate Branch
  Dumpton Park
Margate   Southeastern
High Speed 1
London-Broadstairs via Chatham
Peak only
  Terminus
Margate   Southeastern
High Speed 1
London-Margate via Ashford
  Ramsgate
Disused railways
Margate East
Line open, station closed
  London, Chatham and Dover Railway
Chatham Main Line - Ramsgate Branch
  Ramsgate Harbour
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 45. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  2. ^ a b Table 212 National Rail timetable, December 2011
  3. ^ a b Table 207 National Rail timetable, December 2011

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°21′38″N 1°26′1″E / 51.36056°N 1.43361°E / 51.36056; 1.43361