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Ashurst is on the line from Oxted to Uckfield and is located west of Tunbridge Wells.
Railway type and traffic
The line is worked by Southern's new 171 units, having replaced the 'Thumpers' at the end of 2004. There is an hourly service throughout the day shuttling between Oxted and Uckfield using 2 units, with additional peak-time workings to London Bridge. There are plans for all journeys to extend to London when sufficient units become available. The trains are usually timed to pass at Ashurst.
The village is some way from the station itself. The station is very rural and quiet.
There is a station car park accessed from the east side of the railway where the A264 passes under the line.
There are no amenities in the immediate area.
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The light is generally best looking north for trains heading towards Uckfield. There is a footbridge mid-way along the platform. There is also a lane crossing a bridge just south of the station which would give good views of trains departing.
General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south
From the platform
Fig 2 - Looking north
From the footbridge
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