Westgate-on-Sea railway station

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National Rail
Southeastern Railway Class 375 Electrostar at Westgate-on-Sea June 2019.jpg
General information
LocationWestgate-on-Sea, District of Thanet
Grid referenceTR323699
Managed bySoutheastern
Other information
Station codeWGA
ClassificationDfT category E
OpenedApril 1871
2017/18Increase 0.166 million
2018/19Decrease 0.158 million
2019/20Decrease 0.150 million
2020/21Decrease 39,708
2021/22Increase 0.105 million
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Westgate-on-Sea railway station is on the Chatham Main Line in England, serving the town of Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. It is 72 miles 35 chains (116.6 km) down the line from London Victoria and is situated between Birchington-on-Sea and Margate.

The station and all trains that serve the station are operated by Southeastern.


All services at Westgate-on-Sea are operated by Southeastern using Class 375 and 395 EMUs.

The typical off-peak service in trains per hour is:[1]

Additional services including trains to and from London Bridge and London Cannon Street call at the station in the peak hours. The station is also served by a small number of High Speed services to London St Pancras International.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station


  1. ^ Table 194, 212 National Rail timetable, December 2021

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Coordinates: 51°22′52″N 1°20′17″E / 51.381°N 1.338°E / 51.381; 1.338