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Written by James Reeves - 06 Jun 2006
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Location notes
The terminus of the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (RH&DR). Hythe is a medium sized town with a large number of shops, cafés and takeaways only 5/10 minutes away from the station.
Railway type and traffic
Regular steam and diesel passenger services of the RH&DR running to Dungeness via Dymchurch, St Mary's Bay, New Romney & Romney Sands.

Lots of added trains on Gala days etc.
See the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway website for more information.
Station is always staffed when open and is a safe area.
Road directions
From the M20 Junction 11 the station is well sign posted.

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Hythe map co-ordinates
There is a large railway car park just 50p for all day, also a large amount of free parking alongside the canal.
Public transport
Access by RH&DR services from along the coast. Southeastern to Folkestone Central then any bus heading towards Hythe around a 10 minute journey or so.

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There are toilets and a small gift shop at the station. There is a small café next door and a large number of takeaways etc in the high street about 5/10 mins away along the canal.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.

Googly map
Streetmap links
Hythe general view map
Hythe close up map

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Photographic notes
Plenty of scope from the platforms showing the turntable and any shunting operations. Also a walk along the canal there is The Gem foot crossing which give good views of trains leaving the station and arriving.

General views - All photographs © James Reeves unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south

Fig 1 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking north west

Fig 2 - Looking north west

Fig 3 - Looking north east

Fig 3 - Looking north east

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