Prittlewell railway station

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Prittlewell National Rail
Prittlewell railway station - geograph.org.uk - 918438.jpg
Location
Place Prittlewell
Local authority Southend-on-Sea
Grid reference TQ880870
Operations
Station code PRL
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   0.109 million
2005/06 Decrease 95,272
2006/07 Increase 0.119 million
2007/08 Decrease 0.113 million
2008/09 Decrease 0.112 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.109 million
2010/11 Increase 0.111 million
2011/12 Increase 0.125 million
2012/13 Increase 0.161 million
2013/14 Increase 0.164 million
2014/15 Increase 0.425 million
History
Key dates Opened 1892 (1892)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Prittlewell from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Prittlewell railway station is on the Shenfield to Southend Line in the East of England, serving the residential district of Prittlewell in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. It is 40 miles 67 chains (65.7 km) down-line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Southend Airport and Southend Victoria. Its three-letter station code is PRL.

Prittlewell itself was the original settlement here, until Southend expanded and engulfed it. The station is close to Prittlewell Priory and to Southend United's home ground, Roots Hall.[1] It is currently managed by Abellio Greater Anglia, which also operates all trains serving it. The typical off-peak service is of three trains per hour to Southend Victoria and three to Liverpool Street (services join the Great Eastern Main Line for London at Shenfield).

Services[edit]

Prittlewell is the preceding station to Southend Victoria, the eastern terminus of the line; the typical off-peak service to Southend Victoria is three trains per hour. In the London-bound direction, trains call at all stations along the line to its western terminus of Shenfield, where they join the Great Eastern Main Line to run non-stop to Stratford and Liverpool Street. The typical off-peak service towards London is also three trains per hour (one of which calls additionally at Romford).

The station is closed on Sundays and trains pass through without stopping.

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Southend Airport   Abellio Greater Anglia
Shenfield to Southend Line
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Southend Victoria

Coordinates: 51°33′04″N 0°42′40″E / 51.551°N 0.711°E / 51.551; 0.711