Plumstead railway station
Plumstead railway station serves the suburb of Plumstead, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, east of Woolwich Arsenal. It is 10 miles 1 chain (16.1 km) measured from London Charing Cross. It is served by Southeastern.
|Local authority||Royal Borough of Greenwich|
|Number of platforms||2|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|16 July 1859||Opened|
|London transport portal|
Plumstead is on the North Kent line and was opened 10 years after the line opened on 16 July 1859. The platforms are below road level: the gabled station buildings stand on an overbridge at the country end. Here there are sidings: the station used to be where the railway system operating within the Royal Arsenal connected with the main line.
The station is served by local bus routes 53, 96, 99, 122, 177, 180, 244, 380, 422, 469, 472, 672 & N1.
The station sits at the western end of the Ridgeway path.
The typical off-peak service from the station is:
- 4tph (trains per hour) to London Cannon Street
- 2tph to London Charing Cross via Lewisham
- 2tph to Luton Town via London Bridge, St Pancras International, St Albans City and Luton Airport.
- 2tph to Dartford
- 2tph to Slade Green, returning to London Cannon Street via Sidcup
- 2tph to Barnehurst, returning to London Cannon Street via Bexleyheath
- 2tph to Rainham via Dartford and Gravesend
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Woolwich Arsenal||South Eastern & Chatham Railway
North Kent Line
|Church Manor Way Halt|
- "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
- Chronology of London Railways by H.V.Borley