Southend East railway station


Southend East railway station

Infobox UK station
name = Southend East


code = SOE
manager = c2c
locale = Southend-on-Sea
borough = Southend-on-Sea
start = 1884
platforms = 2
usage0405 = 0.769
usage0506 = 0.797
usage0607 = 1.318

Southend East is a railway station in Southend-on-Sea on the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway which was opened in 1884. It has two through platforms, Platform 1 for trains to London Fenchurch Street and Platform 2 for trains to Shoeburyness railway station, and one disused bay platform. Train services are provided by the National Express Group train operating company c2c.

In April 2006, it was renamed "c2c Rail Southend East for Southchurch Village" to better reflect its geographical location in the Southchurch area which it serves. [cite web | url=http://www.c2c-online.co.uk/latest_updates/news/southchurch_village_gets_its_own_station | title=c2c Online - Southchurch Village gets its own station | author=c2c | date= | accessdate=2008-07-19] [cite web | url=http://www.consumerdeals.co.uk/c2c.html | title=Consumer Deals - The Unofficial c2c Rail Info Site| author=Consumer Deals | date= | accessdate=2008-07-19]

On May 24, 2006, a £425,000 refurbishment programme was completed at the station, providing level access to the London-bound platform, as well as new toilets, baby changing facilities, a redecorated waiting room with CCTV, and a self service ticket machine. [cite web | url=http://www.c2c-online.co.uk/latest_updates/news/refurbishment_complete_at_southend_east_station | title=c2c Online - Refurbishment complete at Southend East station | author=c2c | date=May 24, 2006 | accessdate=2008-07-19]

Ticket Office

The ticket office, located on Platform 1 for trains to London Fenchurch Street, has one serving position and uses the TRIBUTE ticket issuing system.

Services

The typical off-peak service frequency is:
* 4tph (trains per hour) to London Fenchurch Street of which:
**2tph do not stop at Pitsea, West Horndon or Limehouse
**2tph call at all stations via Basildon
* 4tph to Shoeburyness

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