Shoeburyness railway station

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Shoeburyness National Rail
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Location
Place Shoeburyness
Local authority Southend-on-Sea
Grid reference TQ939850
Operations
Station code SRY
Managed by c2c
Number of platforms 3
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.506 million
2005/06 Increase 0.531 million
2006/07 Increase 0.553 million
2007/08 Increase 0.599 million
2008/09 Decrease 0.588 million
2009/10 Increase 0.607 million
2010/11 Increase 0.653 million
2011/12 Increase 0.672 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.661 million
History
Key dates Opened 1884 (1884)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Shoeburyness from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Shoeburyness is a railway station located in the town of Shoeburyness in the borough and unitary district of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England. The station serves as the eastern terminus of the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway from Fenchurch Street railway station in the City of London, some 39 miles (62.7 km) to the west. The station is served by the National Express Group train operating company c2c. The station was subject to renovation in January 2013 [1]

Ticket office and facilities[edit]

The ticket office is open Monday - Friday 06:15 - 22:00, Saturday 08:15 - 17:40, Sunday 07:15 - 18:40 and is equipped with the TRIBUTE ticket issuing system. The station has sheltered bicycle storage for 10 cycles, and taxi rank, and 28 car parking spaces and 2 disabled spaces available. Arriva Southend bus services 4A (last bus and Sundays only) and 9 and Stephensons of Essex service 14 stop outside the station.[2]

Layout[edit]

The station is arranged in a through station layout despite being a terminal station. It was opened on 1 February 1884 by the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway. As a result of this layout, the station has step free access from Shoeburyness High Street to all of its platforms.

A connection exists to the Ministry of Defence site nearby at Pig's Bay to the east over the level crossing at Shoeburyness High Street, and extensive carriage sidings exist to the west.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service frequency is:

  • 4tph (trains per hour) to Fenchurch Street via Basildon, of which:
    • 2tph call at all stations
    • 2tph do not stop at Pitsea, West Horndon or Limehouse
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Thorpe Bay   c2c
London, Tilbury & Southend Line
  Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Echo (2013-01-10). "Shoebury station re-opens after £700k revamp". Retrieved 2013-01-26. 
  2. ^ c2c. "c2c Online - Shoeburyness station". Retrieved 2008-07-21. 

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Coordinates: 51°31′52″N 0°47′42″E / 51.531°N 0.795°E / 51.531; 0.795