Strood railway station

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Strood railway station serves the town of Strood in Medway, England.wikipedia
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Strood

Strood, KentNorth Aylesford
Strood railway station serves the town of Strood in Medway, England.
The land used for the Strood Fair was sandwiched between Grange Road and Station Road, adjacent to Strood railway station.

Medway

Medway TownsBorough of MedwayMedway Council
Strood railway station serves the town of Strood in Medway, England.
Redevelopment including new homes and a landscaped play area were completed in the 1990s, but there are plans to extend this development further along the river beyond Strood railway station with another 500 to 600 homes to be built, the waterfront developed with new recreational and leisure facilities, and access to the station, town centre and Medway City estate to be improved.

South Eastern Railway (England)

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The South Eastern Railway (SER) had reached Strood in 1845 as the terminus of the line from Gravesend.
This was continued to Strood railway station on 18 June 1856.

London, Chatham and Dover Railway

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The London, Chatham and Dover Railway (which the EKR had become in 1859) soon opened their own route from towards London, the first portion as far as opening on 3 December 1860.
On 29 March 1858 a second section from Strood to Chatham.

North Kent Line

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It is on the North Kent Line and is also a terminus of the Medway Valley Line.

Strood (1st) railway station

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The new line left the line from Gravesend between Strood Tunnel and the original Strood terminus; a new Strood station was provided on the Maidstone line, and it opened with the line on 18 June 1856.
It closed for passengers in 1856 when the present Strood station was opened.

Maidstone West railway station

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In 1856, this line was linked to the existing Maidstone branch from, which had opened in 1844.
The typical off-peak service from the station is one train per hour to Paddock Wood and, and two trains an hour to Strood.

Medway Valley line

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It is on the North Kent Line and is also a terminus of the Medway Valley Line.

Southeastern (train operating company)

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Train services are operated by Southeastern and Thameslink.

Thameslink

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Train services are operated by Southeastern and Thameslink.

Rochester Common railway station

Rochestera station in Rochester
A second junction at Strood was bought into use on 20 July 1891, when the first section of the Rochester & Chatham Extension was opened, by which SER trains reached their own stations at Rochester and, from 1 March 1892, Chatham.

Chatham Central railway station

Chatham
A second junction at Strood was bought into use on 20 July 1891, when the first section of the Rochester & Chatham Extension was opened, by which SER trains reached their own stations at Rochester and, from 1 March 1892, Chatham.

South Eastern and Chatham Railway

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On 1 January 1899 the SER and LCDR entered into a working union which traded as the South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SE&CR) and set about eliminating duplicated facilities.

Southern Railway (UK)

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In 1927 (after the SER & LCDR had merged with other railways to form the Southern Railway), another connecting line was put in between the former SER and LCDR routes on the north-eastern side of the SER's Rochester Bridge; this enabled the LCDR's bridge to be taken out of use.

Island platform

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Platforms 2 and 3 are on an island platform.

East Kent Railway

East KentEast Kent Light Railway
The East Kent Railway (EKR) was an early railway operating between Strood and Faversham in Kent England, during 1858 and 1859.

Royal Oak, Frindsbury

Royal Oak public house
It is north of Frindsbury's town centre and is around 0.7 mile from Strood railway station, 0.1 mile from Hilltop Primary School and 0.3 mile from Strood Academy.

Hundred of Hoo Railway

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The first authorisation to construct a railway on the Hoo Peninsula was obtained by a group of local businessmen who sponsored the passing of the North Kent Railway Extension Railway Act in 1865 which provided for the construction of a branch line leaving the South Eastern Railway's Gravesend - Strood line near Shorne Marshes.

Higham railway station (Kent)

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From Higham to Strood, the railway passes through a tunnel built for the Thames and Medway Canal, and the station building was converted from the home of the canal towing contractor.