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Written by John Glover - 10 Mar 2008
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Location notes
A foot bridge over HS1 in Rainham, Essex. The main operator is C2C Rail.
Railway type and traffic
C2C trains run every 30 minutes to Grays and London Fenchurch Street at 27 & 57 past the hour to Grays and 28 & 58 to Fenchurch St.
You are also located right next to HS1 the high speed link to and from London St Pancras International.
You also get Freightliners through Rainham going to and from Tilbury.
Its an open area with fields on one side of the railway and a small town on the other which is about an 8 minute walk from the station.
Road directions
Rainham is located just off the A13.

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Rainham, HS1 map co-ordinates
There is a car park located next to the station, a fee is expected but Tescos has free parking which is about 5 minutes walk away from the station.
Public transport
There is a 30 minute train service to and from London Fenchurch Street operated by C2C Rail.

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There are no toilets available at the station but there is a cafe which is 2 minutes walk from the station but closes at 13:30 on Saturdays. There is also a Tesco superstore with all amenities available a short 5 minutes walk away.
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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Rainham, HS1

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Streetmap links
Rainham, HS1 general view map
Rainham, HS1 close up map

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Rainham, HS1

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Photographic notes
Best time is Between 12:.00 and 15:00 pm as the sun is perfect for west bound photographs.
Here is the times of Eurostars due at Rainham: 12:28 (9019) Arr St Pancras at 12:28 due Rainham about 12:15 from Paris
12:30 (9024) Paris
12:57 (9132) Brusells
13:03 (9121) Arr St Pancras at 13:03 due Rainham about 12:50 From Belguim
13:28 (9027) Arr St Pancras at 13:28 due Rainham about 13:15 from Paris
14:04 (9120) Arr St Pancras at 14:04 due Rainham about 13:50 from Disneyland resort
14:04 (9030) Paris
14:34 (9031) Arr St Pancras at 14:34 due Rainham about 14:20 from Paris
14:34 (9138) Brusell

The (9xxx) number is the train timetable id.

General views - All photographs © John Glover unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north west

Fig 1 - Looking north west

Fig 2 - Looking south east

Fig 2 - Looking south east

Fig 3 - Looking south east

Fig 3 - Looking south east

On the Network Rail lines.

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