Buxted railway station

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Buxted National Rail
Buxted
Location
Place Buxted
Local authority Wealden
Coordinates 50°59′24″N 0°07′52″E / 50.990°N 0.131°E / 50.990; 0.131Coordinates: 50°59′24″N 0°07′52″E / 50.990°N 0.131°E / 50.990; 0.131
Grid reference TQ494233
Operations
Station code BXD
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 0.086 million
2005/06 Increase 0.118 million
2006/07 Increase 0.133 million
2007/08 Increase 0.159 million
2008/09 Decrease 0.158 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.153 million
2010/11 Increase 0.163 million
2011/12 Increase 0.168 million
2012/13 Increase 0.176 million
History
Original company Brighton, Uckfield and Tunbridge Wells Railway
Pre-grouping London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
3 August 1868 Station opened
January 1990 Line singled; up platform closed
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Buxted from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Buxted railway station serves Buxted in East Sussex, England. Train services from the station are provided by Southern, and the station is on the Uckfield branch of the Oxted Line. Direct trains north to London still run, but trains running south now terminate at Uckfield. (The original line, which used to continue to Lewes and Brighton, had closed in 1969.)

History[edit]

View northwards, towards Eridge, in 1960

The station was opened by the Brighton, Uckfield and Tunbridge Wells Railway on 3 August 1868.[1]

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service is one train per hour to London Bridge via Oxted and one train per hour to Uckfield.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Crowborough   Southern
Oxted Line
Uckfield branch
  Uckfield

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 50. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

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