Snodland railway station

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Snodland National Rail
Snodland Railway Station.jpg
Location
PlaceSnodland
Local authorityTonbridge and Malling
Grid referenceTQ706618
Operations
Station codeSDA
Managed bySoutheastern
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 0.193 million
2014/15Increase 0.195 million
2015/16Increase 0.217 million
2016/17Increase 0.250 million
2017/18Increase 0.325 million
History
Key datesOpened 18 June 1856 (18 June 1856)
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Snodland from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Snodland railway station is on the Medway Valley Line in Kent, England, serving the village of Snodland which lies some way to the west. It is 36 miles 59 chains (59.1 km) down the line from London Charing Cross via Strood and is situated between Halling and New Hythe. The station and all trains that call are operated by Southeastern.

In 2007, a PERTIS (Permit to Travel) ticket machine was installed just outside the entrance to the northbound platform. The ticket office was originally closed around 1990 but was reopened in September 2016.[1] The station building was occupied by an Indian food takeaway on the lower floor and a taxi company on the upper floor. The signal box alongside the station has been closed and is now a listed building.

History[edit]

Snodland station was once equipped with a goods shed and sidings located behind platform 2 of which the remaining supports the platform 2 canopy. To the immediate north of the station a pair of goods loops, remnants of which can be seen.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service from the station is two trains per hour to Maidstone West, with alternate trains extended to Paddock Wood and Tonbridge, and two trains an hour to Strood, for connections to London.

Direct services to St Pancras International on High Speed Javlin trains from Maidstone West began calling at Snodland during the morning and evening peak Monday to Friday in December 2014.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Halling   Southeastern
Medway Valley Line
  New Hythe
Strood   Southeastern
High Speed 1
(Limited peak services)
  Maidstone West

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Coordinates: 51°19′48″N 0°26′53″E / 51.330°N 0.448°E / 51.330; 0.448