Purfleet railway station
Template:Use dmy dates Template:Use British English Template:Infobox London station Purfleet is a railway station located in Purfleet, Thurrock, Essex in the East of England. It is situated just north of London Road, and a level crossing is provided for traffic. The station was opened in 1854 as part of the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway and is located Template:Convert down the line from London Fenchurch Street. Passenger train services are provided by c2c. Although outside London fare zones 1 to 6, the station became part of the Oyster card pay-as-you-go rail network in January 2010.
Purfleet station is served solely by London, Tilbury and Southend Line trains heading inbound to Fenchurch Street in central London and outbound to Shoeburyness in eastern Essex. Inbound trains operate about every 30 minutes during off-peak hours and supplemented with trains running up to fifteen minutes during peak hours.<ref name="timetable">c2c timetable c2c Retrieved 2009-05-30 </ref> Inbound trains take 32 minutes to reach London at an average of Template:Convert calling at all stations to London.<ref name="timetable"/> On Sundays, trains run hourly from Purfleet hourly to Grays and Barking.
Outbound trains operate at 30-minute intervals during off-peak hours with supplementary service during peak hours. Trains take six minutes to arrive at Grays at an average of Template:Convert, 27 minutes to arrive at Pitsea at Template:Convert, and 46 minutes to arrive at Southend Central at Template:Convert.<ref name="timetable"/>
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Platforms looking eastbound
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Platforms looking westbound
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Looking eastbound from footbridge, with Dartford Crossing just visible in the background
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