Stone Crossing train station, located in Kent, offers 3 separate routes into central London – an element which understandably makes it a popular and heavily used commuter station. Trains from here are operated by both Southeastern and Thameslink railway companies with the highest frequency of trains operating a 34 minute service from Stone Crossing train station to London Bridge – 4 per hour. The other two lines of the three-way London option which separates at Dartford offer 1 or 2 trains per hour to London Charing Cross – 44 minutes – and London St Pancras with a journey time of 1 hour 3 minutes.
The Kent village of stone is small but offers a handful of coffee shops, a couple of pubs and some local shops while a disused quarry here has been used as a location for the Doctor Who television series. It is also home to the UK's fourth largest shopping centre – Bluewater – which is just a stroll from the railway station at Stone Crossing. Besides the many famous attractions of London within easy reach the destination choices by train from Stone Crossing also make exploration of the Garden of England county of Kent possible. Additionally, eastbound trains from Stone Crossing make the 11 minute journey every 15 minutes or so to Gravesend while 1 or 2 trains per hour continue onto Gillingham. One totally unexpected delight of Gravesend is the exotically Asian Sikh temple of Guru Nanak Daba Gurdwara which welcomes visitors in to gaze upon its stunning domed interior. For those who prefer to escape into tranquil surroundings the Rainham Marsh Nature Reserve is just a 39 minute train journey away.
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