New Hythe railway station
|Local authority||Tonbridge and Malling|
|Platforms in use||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information from National Rail|
|Key dates||Opened 9 December 1929|
|National Rail - UK railway stations|
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History[change | change source]
The line between Strood and Maidstone, on which New Hythe lies, was completed in 1856. However, no trains went there until 9 December 1929. At that time, New Hythe Halt, a timber-built halt, was opened to serve the huge paper mill which was next to the line. The present station was constructed in 1936. The line was electrified in 1939.
Services[change | change source]
All train services are provided by Southeastern. The typical off-peak service from New Hythe is two trains per hour to Maidstone West, with alternate trains extended to Paddock Wood and Tonbridge, and two trains an hour to Strood, for connections to London.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Medway Valley Line
Sources[change | change source]
- Kidner, R. W. (1985). Southern Railway Halts. Survey and Gazetteer. Headington, Oxford: The Oakwood Press. ISBN 0-85361-321-4.
References[change | change source]
- Southern Railway Halts p52
Other websites[change | change source]
- Train times and station information for New Hythe railway station from National Rail
- History and photographs of the station at Kent Rail
- Stephen Chapman's history of SER lines and services