Farningham Road railway station
Viewed from the west
|Local authority||Borough of Dartford|
|Number of platforms||2|
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|3 December 1860||Opened|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Farningham Road from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Farningham Road railway station is on the Chatham Main Line in England, serving the villages of Farningham, Sutton-at-Hone, Horton Kirby and South Darenth, Kent. It is 20 miles 41 chains (33.0 km) down the line from London Victoria and is situated between Swanley and Longfield.
The station and all trains that call are operated by Southeastern.
The ticket office, on the 'up' (London-bound) side, is situated in the substantial station building. This is manned only during part of the day; at other times a PERTIS passenger-operated ticket machine issues permits to travel, which are exchanged on-train or at manned stations for travel tickets, and is located on the 'down' (country-bound) platform.
The railway line was electrified as part of the Southern Railway's "Maidstone & Gillingham Electrification" scheme of July 1939. The station was previously named Farningham Road & Sutton-at-Hone.
The typical Monday to Saturday off-peak service from the station is:
The typical Sunday service from the station is:
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Chatham Main Line
Gravesend West Line