Purfleet railway station
Location of Purfleet in Essex
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Purfleet railway station is located in Purfleet, Thurrock, Essex, in the East of England. It is situated just north of London Road, and a level crossing is provided for traffic. The station was opened in 1854 as part of the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway and is located 15.98 mi (25.72 km) from London Fenchurch Street. Passenger train services are provided by c2c. Although outside London fare zones 1 to 6, the station became part of the Oyster card pay-as-you-go rail network in January 2010.
Purfleet station is served solely by London, Tilbury and Southend Line trains heading inbound to Fenchurch Street in central London and outbound to Grays. Inbound trains operate about every 30 minutes during off-peak hours and are supplemented with trains running every 15 minutes during peak hours. Inbound trains take 32 minutes to reach London at an average of 30.0 mph (48.3 km/h) calling at all stations to London. On Sundays, trains run hourly from Purfleet to Grays and Barking.
Outbound trains operate at 30-minute intervals during off-peak hours with supplementary service during peak hours. Trains take six minutes to arrive at Grays at an average of 38.5 mph (62.0 km/h).
Local Bus Routes 11 and 44 serve the station.
- "London and South East" (pdf). National Rail Enquiries. National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original on 6 March 2009.
- "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
- "Request for Mayoral Decision – MD457. Title: January 2010 Fare Changes". Greater London Authority.
- c2c timetable c2c Retrieved 2009-05-30
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