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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 28 Oct 2006
last update by Paul Davis - 03 Apr 2009
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Location notes
Knockholt Station is near the small villages if Pratt`s Bottom and Chelsfield in Kent. Knockholt village itself is actually a few miles away. The area surrounding the station is very quiet.
Railway type and traffic
The line is between Charring Cross and Dover, and mainly see use of Class 375 and 465 units. Normally, there a stopping train every hour in each direction. This line also sees a little freight use, often seeing class 92s in action.
Environment
The station is usually very quiet, and is only manned on weekday mornings.
Road directions
The station is not far from junction 4 on the M25. Exit at the junction, and head towards Bromley on the A21. Go straight over the large roundabout you come to. Just before the dual carriageway narrows into single file, you will need to take the left hand turn. Follow this road, and the station is on the left.

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Knockholt Station map co-ordinates
Parking
There is ample parking in the station car park.
Public transport
There is a bus, about every two hours into Orpington, excluding Sundays.

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Amenities
No amenities at the station itself, but there are a few good pubs in nearby Badgers Mount. The large Polhill garden centre also has a good cafe.
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Knockholt Station

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Photographic notes
Shots can be taken in both directions, and from both platforms. Shots can also be taken from the footbridge.
For video: There is a builder's yard alongside the Up (London bound) platform. Skip lorries and JCBs are working constantly including Saturdays, but I don't know about Sundays. Loud steam locos and poss other trains should drown out the sound as they pass but quieter trains may not.


General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east


Fig 1 - Looking east


Fig 2 - Looking east


Fig 2 - Looking east


Fig 3 - Looking east


Fig 3 - Looking east


Fig 4 - Looking west


Fig 4 - Looking west


Fig 5 - Looking west



Fig 5 - Looking west


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