Hever railway station

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Hever National Rail
Hever Railway Station.jpg
Location
PlaceHever
Local authorityDistrict of Sevenoaks
Grid referenceTQ465445
Operations
Station codeHEV
Managed bySouthern
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 38,500
2014/15Decrease 37,846
2015/16Increase 40,026
2016/17Decrease 35,800
2017/18Increase 42,948
History
Key datesOpened 1 October 1888 (1 October 1888)
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hever from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Hever railway station is on the Uckfield branch of the Oxted line in southern England and serves Hever in Kent. It is 27 miles 27 chains (44.00 km) from London Bridge. The station is managed by Southern.

Hever Castle is about a 1 mile (1.6 km) walk from the station.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway on 1 October 1888. It passed onto the Southern Railway in 1923 and to British Railways in 1948. The signal box was built into the station building and remained in use until the line was resignalled in January 1990 when the station was destaffed.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service is one train per hour to London Bridge via Oxted and one train per hour to Uckfield. On Sundays the northbound service runs to Oxted only.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Edenbridge Town   Southern
Oxted Line
Uckfield branch
  Cowden

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°10′52″N 0°05′42″E / 51.181°N 0.095°E / 51.181; 0.095