Kemsley railway station

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Not to be confused with Kemsley Down railway station on the Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway.
Kemsley National Rail
Kemsley railway station (geograph 2001920).jpg
Location
Place Kemsley
Local authority Swale
Grid reference TQ905660
Operations
Station code KML
Managed by Southeastern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 0.136 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.125 million
2013/14 Increase 0.129 million
2014/15 Increase 0.141 million
2015/16 Increase 0.146 million
History
1 January 1927 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Kemsley from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Kemsley railway station is on the Sheerness Line in north Kent, England, and serves the village of Kemsley. Train services are provided by Southeastern.[1] There are 2 platforms but no station building at this unstaffed location. Access between the two platforms is via a footbridge or the road bridge (for step-free access) to the north of the station. A PERTIS self-service ticket machine was provided on the Sittingbourne-bound platform in 2008. Services towards Swale, Queenborough and Sheerness-on-Sea depart from platform 1. Services to Sittingbourne depart from platform 2.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service from the station is two trains per hour to Sheerness-on-Sea and two trains per hour to Sittingbourne, for connections to London.

Since January 2015, Southeastern operate two direct services from Sheerness-on-Sea to London Victoria in the morning peak. These services do not stop at Sittingbourne by using the third side of a triangle junction that links the Sheerness Line to the Chatham Mainline. There are also two return services from London Victoria to Sheerness-on-Sea in the evening peak. These services are formed of Class 465s and Class 466s working in multiple.[2]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Sittingbourne   Southeastern
Sheerness Line
  Swale
Newington
Limited Service
   
Map of the Kemsley Railway Station in relation to other local stations and the Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway. The Chatham Main Line runs along the bottom, east to west, while the Sheerness Line branches off northwards, west of Sittingbourne

Coordinates: 51°21′43.74″N 0°44′7.21″E / 51.3621500°N 0.7353361°E / 51.3621500; 0.7353361

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kemsley Train Station". directrail.com. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Table 212 Network Rail timetable.