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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 24 Mar 2008
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Location notes
This is the less popular station at Canterbury, the other station being Canterbury West.
Railway type and traffic
There are generally two trains per hour to London Victoria via Chatham and Bromley South, and two trains per hour to Dover Priory. These will be formed of class 375 Electrostars.
There are basic amenities at the station. However, a short walk into the centre of Canterbury is always recommended. Plenty of pubs and pleasant cafes etc.
Road directions
From either direction, come off the A2 onto the A2050.
From the east, take the second exit at the second roundabout down Rheims way. Follow this until the next roundabout and then you should see the station.
From the west, turn left at the first roundabout, and straight over the next. The station will then be in front of you.

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Canterbury East map co-ordinates
You can park by the station here.
Public transport
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There are basic amenities at the station. However, a short walk into the centre of Canterbury is always recommended. Plenty of pubs and pleasant cafes etc.
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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.
Canterbury East

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Canterbury East general view map
Canterbury East close up map

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Photographic notes
The best shots here are from the ends of platform 1. There is an old signal box to the right, and good shots can be had in this direction from lunchtime.

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 west

Fig 3 - Looking west

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