Hildenborough railway station

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Hildenborough National Rail
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Location
Place Hildenborough
Local authority Borough of Tonbridge and Malling
Coordinates 51°12′51″N 0°13′40″E / 51.2142°N 0.2277°E / 51.2142; 0.2277Coordinates: 51°12′51″N 0°13′40″E / 51.2142°N 0.2277°E / 51.2142; 0.2277
Grid reference TQ556485
Operations
Station code HLB
Managed by Southeastern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category D
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 0.577 million
2012/13 Increase 0.589 million
2013/14 Steady 0.589 million
2014/15 Increase 0.633 million
2015/16 Decrease 0.597 million
History
Key dates Opened 1 May 1868 (1 May 1868)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hildenborough from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Hildenborough railway station is on the South Eastern Main Line in England, serving Hildenborough, Kent, and the surrounding villages. It is 27 miles 2 chains (43.5 km) down-line from London Charing Cross and is situated between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. Trains calling at the station are operated by Southeastern.

Trains from the station run northbound to Charing Cross via Orpington and southbound to Tunbridge Wells. Trains also run to London Cannon Street and Ashford International during peak times.

Services[edit]

The off-peak service is From 12 January 2015:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Sevenoaks   Southeastern
South Eastern Main Line
Stopping Services
  Tonbridge

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 6 July 1970, a freight train was derailed at Hildenborough. The line was blocked for three days.[1]

Transport links[edit]

The station is located 1 km from the centre of Hildenborough.

The station is served by two bus routes – the 200 to Hildenborough and Stacey Road, and the 235 to Leigh, Penshurst and Tunbridge Wells.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moody, G. T. (1979) [1957]. Southern Electric 1909-1979 (Fifth ed.). Shepperton: Ian Allan Ltd. p. 211. ISBN 0 7110 0924 4. 

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