West Malling railway station

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West Malling National Rail
West Malling
Location
Place West Malling
Local authority Tonbridge and Malling
Grid reference TQ687575
Operations
Station code WMA
Managed by Southeastern
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 0.585 million
2005/06 Increase 0.590 million
2006/07 Increase 0.645 million
2007/08 Increase 0.777 million
2008/09 Increase 0.830 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.736 million
2010/11 Decrease 0.725 million
2011/12 Increase 0.748 million
2012/13 Increase 0.754 million
History
Key dates Opened 1 June 1874 (1 June 1874)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at West Malling from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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West Malling railway station lies to the east of West Malling, Kent, England and is close to Kings Hill, Larkfield and Leybourne. The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by Southeastern.

The ticket office at the station is manned for most of the day. There are self-service Scheidt and Bachmann ticket machines on both platforms. A PERTIS passenger-operated ticket machine was once located on Platform 1 for the issue of 'Permit to Travel' tickets (which are exchanged on-train or at manned stations for travel tickets) but this was withdrawn some years ago.

Nu-Venture bus 123 provides a regular link to/from Kings Hill (some journeys via West Malling) on Mondays to Fridays (not late evening). Through road-rail ticketing using Bus 123 is available to 'KINGS HILL BUS' from rail stations in SE England.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service from the station is two trains per hour to Ashford International via Maidstone East and two trains per hour to London Victoria.

There is also a peak hour service via Thameslink across London, serving City Thameslink, Farringdon and St Pancras International before travelling onto Bedford.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Borough Green & Wrotham   Southeastern
Maidstone East Line
  East Malling

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Coordinates: 51°17′31″N 0°25′08″E / 51.292°N 0.419°E / 51.292; 0.419