Rochford railway station

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Rochford National Rail
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Location
Place Rochford
Local authority Rochford
Grid reference TQ873904
Operations
Station code RFD
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 Decrease 0.409 million
2012/13 Increase 0.424 million
2013/14 Increase 0.438 million
2014/15 Increase 0.579 million
2015/16 Increase 0.597 million
History
Original company Great Eastern Railway
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
1 October 1889 Station opened[1]
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Rochford from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Rochford railway station is on the Shenfield to Southend Line in the East of England, serving the town of Rochford, Essex. It is 38 miles 54 chains (62.2 km) down-line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Hockley and Southend Airport. Its three-letter station code is RFD.

The station 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). Rochford was formerly the closest railway station to London Southend Airport until the airport's own dedicated station opened in 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 198. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

External links[edit]

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

Coordinates: 51°34′55″N 0°42′07″E / 51.582°N 0.702°E / 51.582; 0.702