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Farningham Road railway station is on the Chatham Main Line in England, serving the villages of Farningham, Sutton-at-Hone, Horton Kirby and South Darenth, Kent. It is 20 miles 41 chains (33.0 km) down the line from London Victoria and is situated between Swanley and Longfield.

Farningham Road National Rail
Platform 1, Farningham Road Station, Kent - geograph.org.uk - 261206.jpg
Viewed from the west
Location
PlaceSutton-at-Hone
Local authorityBorough of Dartford
Coordinates51°24′06″N 0°14′10″E / 51.401575°N 0.236222°E / 51.401575; 0.236222Coordinates: 51°24′06″N 0°14′10″E / 51.401575°N 0.236222°E / 51.401575; 0.236222
Grid referenceTQ556693
Operations
Station codeFNR
Managed bySoutheastern
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 0.198 million
2014/15Decrease 0.195 million
2015/16Increase 0.204 million
2016/17Increase 0.210 million
2017/18Decrease 0.209 million
History
3 December 1860Opened
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 Farningham Road from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

The station and all trains that call are operated by Southeastern.

The ticket office, on the 'up' (London-bound) side, is situated in the substantial station building. This is manned only during part of the day; at other times a PERTIS passenger-operated ticket machine issues permits to travel, which are exchanged on-train or at manned stations for travel tickets, and is located on the 'down' (country-bound) platform.

The railway line was electrified as part of the Southern Railway's "Maidstone & Gillingham Electrification" scheme of July 1939.[1][2] The station was previously named Farningham Road & Sutton-at-Hone.

ServicesEdit

The typical Monday to Saturday off-peak service from the station is:

The typical Sunday service from the station is:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Electric Railways". 'Stendec Systems'. 2007. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 29 March 2007.
  2. ^ "Farningham Road". Kent Rail. 2008. Retrieved 8 August 2008.

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