Basildon railway station

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Basildon National Rail
Basildon railway station 1.jpg
Location
Place Basildon
Local authority Borough of Basildon
Coordinates 51°34′04″N 0°27′24″E / 51.5679°N 0.4566°E / 51.5679; 0.4566Coordinates: 51°34′04″N 0°27′24″E / 51.5679°N 0.4566°E / 51.5679; 0.4566
Grid reference TQ703883
Operations
Station code BSO
Managed by c2c
Number of platforms 2
DfT category C2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 2.622 million
2012/13 Increase 2.668 million
2013/14 Increase 2.764 million
2014/15 Increase 2.810 million
2015/16 Increase 2.956 million
History
Key dates Opened 25 November 1974 (25 November 1974)
Original company British Rail
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Basildon from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Basildon railway station is on the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway line, serving the town of Basildon, Essex. It is 24 miles 26 chains (39.1 km) down-line from London Fenchurch Street and is situated between Laindon to the west and Pitsea to the east. Its three-letter station code is BSO.

It was opened by British Rail in 1974. The station and all trains serving it are currently operated by c2c.

Description[edit]

The station has two platforms, both located on the upper level.

The ticket hall houses a retail unit as well as self-service ticket machines. The ticket office has three serving positions.

Services[edit]

Basildon is served by c2c trains westbound to Fenchurch Street in the City of London and eastbound to Shoeburyness in eastern Essex.

The typical Monday-Friday off-peak and Saturday service pattern is:

  • 4 trains per hour to London Fenchurch Street;
  • 4 trains per hour to Shoeburyness.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Laindon   c2c
London, Tilbury & Southend Line
  Pitsea