Rayleigh railway station

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Rayleigh National Rail
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Rayleigh railway station in 2006
Location
Place Rayleigh
Local authority Rochford
Coordinates 51°35′20″N 0°36′04″E / 51.589°N 0.601°E / 51.589; 0.601Coordinates: 51°35′20″N 0°36′04″E / 51.589°N 0.601°E / 51.589; 0.601
Grid reference TQ802910
Operations
Station code RLG
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Number of platforms 2
DfT category C2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.935 million
2012/13 Increase 0.979 million
2013/14 Increase 1.035 million
2014/15 Increase 1.840 million
2015/16 Increase 1.950 million
History
Key dates Opened 1 October 1889 (1 October 1889)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Rayleigh from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Rayleigh railway station is on the Shenfield to Southend Line in the East of England, serving the town of Rayleigh, Essex. It is 33 miles 9 chains (53.3 km) down-line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Wickford and Hockley. Its three-letter station code is RLG.

The station was opened in 1889 by the Great Eastern Railway.[1] It is currently managed by Abellio Greater Anglia, which also operates all trains serving the station.

Rayleigh is a small station with a ticket office but no barriers. When the ticket office is closed, access to the platforms is available through a gate to the left of the building. Outside the station there is a taxi rank, car park, bus stops and a newsagent. The town centre is a short, uphill walk from the station.

Services[edit]

The typical weekday off-peak service is three trains per hour to Southend Victoria and three to London Liverpool Street (services join the Great Eastern Main Line for London at Shenfield).

At peak times, service frequencies may be increased and calling patterns varied.

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Wickford   Abellio Greater Anglia
Shenfield to Southend Line
  Hockley