Canterbury East Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Canterbury East railway station is one of two stations in Canterbury in Kent, England. It is south-southwest of the city centre and is served by Southeastern. The station and its line were built by London, Chatham and Dover Railway, while Canterbury West was built by South Eastern Railway. Although called Canterbury East the station is about 1⁄2 mile (0.8 km) due south of Canterbury West station, and only about 20 yards (20 m) to its east. The framework of the platform canopies were originally installed at the never-opened station at Lullingstone. The semaphore signals at the station were replaced with coloured lights in December 2011. The elevated signal box remains but is no longer in use, with signalling on the line operated from a control room at Gillingham. The signal box has now been given Grade II listed building status. Canterbury East did have ticket barriers but they were removed in early 2011, as they were the only ones of the kind in the country and spare parts were no longer easy to get. Coventry and Earlsfield are the only other stations to lose their ticket barriers.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 98264 0
2014 117551 15976
2013 120085 15832
2012 126189 22550
2011 133732 0
2010 131440 0
2009 152986 0
2008 160967 0
2007 172522 0

Location Data

  • District Council Ward: Barton
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Canterbury
  • District Council: Canterbury City Council
  • County Council Electoral Division: Canterbury City South West
  • County Council: Kent County Council
  • European Region: South East

Recent Crime Figures

Month Total Crime Antisocial BehaviourTheft from PersonBicycle TheftShopliftingRobberyBurglaryOther TheftVehicle CrimeDrugsWeaponsPublic OrderCriminal Damage & ArsonViolent CrimeOther Crime
January 2016 4 10000000001020
December 2015 8 00000000004400
November 2015 4 00000010001110
October 2015 10 00000000102160
September 2015 1 00000000001000
August 2015 3 10000000001100
July 2015 2 10000000000010
June 2015 0 00000000000000
May 2015 2 00000000000110
April 2015 1 00000010000000
March 2015 0 00000000000000
February 2015 1 00000000000010
January 2015 1 00000000000100
December 2014 3 00000000001020
November 2014 1 00000001000000
October 2014 1 00000000000100
September 2014 3 00000000000201
August 2014 3 00200000001000
July 2014 1 10000000000000
June 2014 1 00000000000010
May 2014 4 10000000000210
April 2014 3 00000020000100
March 2014 0 00000000000000
February 2014 3 10000000100100
January 2014 2 00000000000020
December 2013 3 00000000001110
November 2013 1 00000000000100
October 2013 0 00000000000000
September 2013 4 00100000001200
August 2013 4 10100010000100
July 2013 3 00000010000110
June 2013 3 01100000100000
May 2013 1 10000000000000
April 2013 4 20000000000110
March 2013 3 00000000100200
February 2013 5 20000020000100
January 2013 5 00010010000300

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