Thorpe Bay railway station
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Original company||London, Tilbury and Southend Railway|
|Post-grouping||London, Midland and Scottish Railway|
|1 July 1910||Opened as Southchurch-on-Sea|
|18 July 1910||Renamed Thorpe Bay|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Thorpe Bay from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Thorpe Bay railway station is on the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway line, serving the Thorpe Bay area to the east of Southend-on-Sea, Essex. It is 37 miles 73 chains (61.0 km) down the main line from London Fenchurch Street via Basildon and is situated between Southend East and Shoeburyness. Its three-letter station code is TPB.
The station has two through platforms, which are connected by an overhead footbridge. Platform 1 is utilised by London-bound trains, and platform 2 is for country-bound trains.
The ticket office has two serving positions and uses the TRIBUTE issuing system.
The typical off-peak service frequency is:
- 4 tph (trains per hour) westbound towards London Fenchurch Street, of which:
- 4 tph eastbound towards Shoeburyness
Thorpe Bay also sees some additional services to and from London Fenchurch Street during peak times. Some trains start from here instead of Shoeburyness because of lack of platforms and easier access from Shoeburyness depot.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
London, Tilbury and Southend Railway