Harrietsham railway station
|Number of platforms||2|
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 1 July 1884|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Harrietsham from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Harrietsham station opened on 1 July 1884 as part of the London, Chatham and Dover Railway's extension of the line from Maidstone to Ashford West. The goods yard was on the up side. It comprised three sidings, one of which served a goods shed. Freight facilities were withdrawn on 1 May 1961. The signal box closed on 5 November 1972.
The ticket office is manned only during the morning peak period; at other times a PERTIS 'permit to travel' machine, located at the entrance to the up platform, suffices.
There is also a peak hour service via Thameslink across London, serving City Thameslink, Farringdon and St Pancras International before travelling on to Bedford.
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Maidstone East Line
- Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (1995). Swanley to Ashford. Midhurst: Middleton Press. ISBN 1 873793 45 6.
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