TQ5359 : Otford station

taken 8 years ago, near to Otford, Kent, Great Britain

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Otford station
Otford station
The Swanley to Sevenoaks Bat & Ball line via Otford was opened on 2nd June 1862 by the London, Chatham & Dover Railway Company (LCDR). The line from Otford to Maidstone East was opened by the LCDR on 1st June 1874, and on 1st July 1884, the line was extended eastwards to Ashford. The fine station building seen here is on the up platform. There are no buildings on the down platform. Electric services between Bickley and Sevenoaks were introduced on 6th January 1935. Trains to and from Maidstone East and Ashford International do not stop between Swanley and Otford. The lines to Sevenoaks and to Maidstone East diverge immediately south of the M26.
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TQ5359, 78 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 February, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5320 5938 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.7748N 0:11.8060E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5319 5937
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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