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Appledore Railway Station sits almost two miles east of Appledore village, a cross-section of lines leading across Kent. Although the southernmost portion of the Ashford-Rye-Hastings (Marshlink) line was electrified in 1935, engineering works were never completed through to Ashford; as a result, Appledore sits on a non-electrified section of the line and is served by Southern's diesel trains. Most of the Marshlink line is single-track, although remnants of the second track are still visible to passengers in places.

Southern operates trains to Appledore station once every sixty minutes during the day, continuing north to Ashford via Ham Street and south to Hastings via Rye. Shelters and waiting rooms are available, as is step-free access; due to a narrow doorway, the shelter on platform 1 is not suitable for wheelchairs. Waiting rooms are open during staffed hours, and restrooms are available off platform 1. The station is located next to Station Antiques, the Railway Hotel, and has an extensive carpark available.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysClosed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Appledore (Kent) are:

  • Rye
  • Ashford International
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Contact Southern Customer Services 03451 272920

Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces4
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
on Platform 1
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level access platform 1 (to Ashford International).  Short path and gentle ramp to platform 2 (to Hastings).  Access between platforms via level crossing. 

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

For information contact local taxi companies, details of which can be found at www.traintaxi.co.uk.

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Departures and arrivals from Appledore (Kent)

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to EastbourneSouthern13:37On time
to Ashford InternationalSouthern13:571On time
to EastbourneSouthern14:37On time
to Ashford InternationalSouthern14:571On time
to EastbourneSouthern15:37On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Ashford InternationalSouthern13:37On time
from EastbourneSouthern13:571On time
from Ashford InternationalSouthern14:37On time
from EastbourneSouthern14:571On time
from Ashford InternationalSouthern15:37On time
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