Crowborough railway station

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Crowborough National Rail
Crowborough
Location
Place Crowborough
Local authority Wealden
Coordinates 51°02′46″N 0°11′17″E / 51.046°N 0.188°E / 51.046; 0.188Coordinates: 51°02′46″N 0°11′17″E / 51.046°N 0.188°E / 51.046; 0.188
Grid reference TQ534297
Operations
Station code COH
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 0.175 million
2005/06 Increase 0.259 million
2006/07 Increase 0.324 million
2007/08 Increase 0.366 million
2008/09 Decrease 0.353 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.325 million
2010/11 Increase 0.363 million
2011/12 Increase 0.402 million
2012/13 Increase 0.406 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 Opened as Rotherfield
1 August 1880 Renamed Crowborough
1 May 1897 Renamed Crowborough and Jarvis Brook
12 May 1980 Renamed Crowborough
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Crowborough from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Crowborough railway station serves Crowborough 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.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Brighton, Uckfield and Tunbridge Wells Railway on 3 August 1868 and was originally named Rotherfield.[1] It was renamed several times: to Crowborough on 1 August 1880;[2] to Crowborough and Jarvis Brook on 1 May 1897;[3] before resuming the name Crowborough on 12 May 1980.[3]

The station was also used to transport goods from the nearby brickyard and the old platform still remains, although not used anymore. The old track still exists around the goods yard, however, like the platform, these are overgrown and unused.

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
Eridge   Southern
Oxted Line
Uckfield branch
  Buxted

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 200. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  2. ^ Butt 1995, pp. 73,200
  3. ^ a b Butt 1995, p. 73

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