Westcliff railway station

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Westcliff National Rail
Westcliff
Location
Place Westcliff
Local authority Southend-on-Sea
Grid reference TQ867854
Operations
Station code WCF
Managed by c2c
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 0.873 million
2005/06 Increase 0.913 million
2006/07 Increase 0.978 million
2007/08 Increase 1.026 million
2008/09 Decrease 1.021 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.980 million
2010/11 Increase 0.985 million
2011/12 Decrease 0.971 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.950 million
History
Key dates Opened 1895 (1895)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Westcliff from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Westcliff railway station is on the main London, Tilbury and Southend Railway line between London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness railway station. It is located on Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England, SS0 7SB, and was opened in 1895.[1] It is open Monday to Friday 05:45 to 22:00 and has a cycle rack for 15 bicycles, a taxicab stand, and a car park with 50 parking spaces and 3 disabled spaces.[2] It was extensively improved between 2004 to 2006 in a £500,000 refurbishment by a partnership between c2c and Southend Borough Council in order to attract more people to travel by rail.[3]

Ticket Office[edit]

The main ticket office is located on the London bound side of the station, leading to Platform 1. It has two serving positions and uses the TRIBUTE ticket issuing system. Outside the main ticket office is a self-service Scheidt & Bachmann ticket machine. A second, smaller ticket office has been constructed on the Shoeburyness bound Platform 2, but is not currently in use.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak train frequency per hour is:

  • 6 to Fenchurch Street, of which:
    • 2 do not stop at Pitsea, West Horndon or Limehouse
    • 2 call at all stations via Basildon
    • 2 take the longer route via Ockendon
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Chalkwell   c2c
London, Tilbury & Southend Line
  Southend Central

References[edit]

  1. ^ James Bettley and Nikolaus Pevsner (2007). Essex. The Buildings of England. Yale University Press. p. 712. 
  2. ^ c2c. "c2c Online - Westcliff station". Retrieved 2008-07-19. 
  3. ^ c2c (May 24, 2006). "c2c Online - Environmental work complete at Westcliff station". Retrieved 2008-07-19. [dead link]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°32′13″N 0°41′28″E / 51.537°N 0.691°E / 51.537; 0.691