Ashurst (Kent) railway station
- This article is about the station in Kent. For the station in Hampshire, see Ashurst New Forest railway station.
|Local authority||Borough of Tunbridge Wells|
|Number of platforms||2|
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 1 October 1888|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Ashurst from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Ashurst railway station serves Ashurst in Kent, England (very close to the East Sussex border). Train services from the station are provided by Southern, and the station is on the Uckfield branch of the Oxted Line. Buses between Tunbridge Wells and East Grinstead run along the main road past the station. There are no toilet facilities.
The station is unmanned. There is a PERTIS machine on platform 2.
Opened by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, it became part of the Southern Railway during the grouping of 1923. The station then passed on to the Southern Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948. The station was destaffed around 1970 following which all the station buildings were demolished in 1983.
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- Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
- Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.
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