Collington railway station

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Collington National Rail
Collington
Location
Place Bexhill-on-Sea
Local authority Rother
Grid reference TQ730072
Operations
Station code CLL
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 96,581
2005/06 Increase 122,311
2006/07 Decrease 119,105
2007/08 Increase 124,376
2008/09 Decrease 123,588
2009/10 Increase 132,246
2010/11 Increase 150,860
2011/12 Increase 180,984
2012/13 Increase 204,392
History
11 September 1905 Opened (Collington Wood Halt)
1 September 1906 Closed
1 June 1911 Reopened and renamed (West Bexhill Halt)
December 1929 Renamed (Collington Halt)
5 May 1969 Renamed (Collington)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Collington from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Collington railway station serves Collington, at the western end of Bexhill in East Sussex. It is on the East Coastway Line, and train services are provided by Southern.

The station has had several name changes: it was opened as Collington Wood Halt on 11 September 1905; closed a year later, it reopened as West Bexhill Halt, and then became Collington Halt in 1929; the Halt was dropped in 1969.

The station has two platforms linked by a footbridge. There are ticket machines on both platforms which have recently replaced the Permit to Travel machines. There are also train information displays on both sides of the station, as well as an information box with an automated announcer providing departure announcements.

The station's sponsorship has recently been acquired by Hastings Direct who now advertise below the station's nameplate.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service is:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Cooden Beach   Southern
East Coastway Line Stopping
  Bexhill

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Coordinates: 50°50′20″N 0°27′29″E / 50.839°N 0.458°E / 50.839; 0.458