Pitsea railway station

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Pitsea National Rail
Pitsea
Location
Place Pitsea
Local authority Basildon
Coordinates 51°33′36″N 0°30′22″E / 51.560°N 0.506°E / 51.560; 0.506Coordinates: 51°33′36″N 0°30′22″E / 51.560°N 0.506°E / 51.560; 0.506
Grid reference TQ738875
Operations
Station code PSE
Managed by c2c
Number of platforms 4
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   0.870 million
2005/06 Increase 0.912 million
2006/07 Increase 0.973 million
2007/08 Increase 1.046 million
2008/09 Increase 1.067 million
2009/10 Decrease 1.031 million
2010/11 Increase 1.067 million
2011/12 Decrease 1.065 million
2012/13 Steady 1.065 million
History
Original company London, Tilbury and Southend Railway
Pre-grouping Midland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
1 July 1855 Station opened as Pitsea
1 June 1888 Station resited
18 July 1932 Renamed Pitsea for Vange
December 1952 Renamed Pitsea
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Pitsea from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Pitsea station is a railway station located in Pitsea in Basildon, Essex, England.

The station was opened on 1 July 1855 by the London Tilbury and Southend Railway[1][2] The original station was replaced by another on an adjacent site on 1 June 1888.[2] It is 26 miles (41.8 km) distant on the main line from Fenchurch Street. The station was renamed Pitsea for Vange on 18 July 1932, but reverted to the original name Pitsea c. December 1952.[2]

The station and all services are operated by c2c.

The ticket office building[edit]

The new building was opened in October 2005. Derek Twigg MP (then rail minister) attended for the "ribbon cutting" in November 2005. The building houses customer toilets including a disabled toilet, as well as a retail unit.

The station also has four automatic ticket gates.

The ticket office[edit]

The ticket office is open Monday - Friday 05.15 - 22.00, Saturday and Sunday 06.15 - 22.00. It has two serving positions and uses the Tribute issuing system. Outside the ticket office is a customer operated self-service ticket machine that takes payment by both cash and cards.

Off Peak Service[edit]

The Monday-Friday off-peak and Saturday service pattern is:

Pitsea is located on a junction between Basildon railway station or Stanford-le-Hope railway station and Benfleet railway station.

The station is immediately south of the A13 road, and adjacent to a level crossing which gives the main road access to the marshes area south of Pitsea and Basildon.

Connections[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Basildon   c2c
London, Tilbury & Southend Line
  Benfleet
Stanford-le-Hope

References[edit]

  1. ^ James Bettley and Nikolaus Pevsner (2007). Essex. The Buildings of England. Yale University Press. p. 122. 
  2. ^ a b c Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 186. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

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