Buxted railway station

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Buxted National Rail
BuxtedStation.jpg
Location
Place Buxted
Local authority District of Wealden
Coordinates 50°59′24″N 0°07′52″E / 50.990°N 0.131°E / 50.990; 0.131Coordinates: 50°59′24″N 0°07′52″E / 50.990°N 0.131°E / 50.990; 0.131
Grid reference TQ494233
Operations
Station code BXD
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 1
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.168 million
2012/13 Increase 0.176 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.162 million
2014/15 Decrease 0.150 million
2015/16 Decrease 0.133 million
History
Original company London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Pre-grouping London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
3 August 1868 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Buxted from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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View northwards, towards Eridge, in 1960

Buxted railway station is on the Uckfield branch of the Oxted Line in England, serving the village of Buxted, East Sussex. It is 43 miles 68 chains (70.6 km) down-line from London Bridge and is situated between Crowborough and Uckfield.

The station and all trains that call are operated by Southern.

The line used to continue to Lewes and Brighton until 1969.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Brighton, Uckfield and Tunbridge Wells Railway on 3 August 1868.[1] It became part of London, Brighton and South Coast Railway in 1859.[2]

In 1990 the line between Crowborough and Uckfield was reduced from two tracks to one.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service is one train per hour to London Bridge via Oxted and one train per hour to Uckfield.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 50. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  2. ^ Southern Region Record by R.H.Clark page 24

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Crowborough   Southern
Oxted Line
Uckfield branch
  Uckfield