Tilbury Town railway station

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A 1946 Ordnance Survey map showing the station, Tilbury Riverside and the triangular junction

Tilbury Town railway station is a railway station located in the town of Tilbury in the borough and unitary authority of Thurrock in the East of England.

It was opened on 15 June 1885 as part of the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway. The station was originally called Tilbury Dock, but was renamed to Tilbury Town in December 1934. Passenger train services are provided by c2c.

The station is on the railway linking Pitsea and Barking via Grays and Rainham known as the Tilbury Loop. A bus link is also provided here for the Gravesend Ferry, replacing the rail link to Tilbury Riverside which was closed in 1992.

Services

Typical off-peak service consists of:

  • 2 trains per hour to London Fenchurch Street
  • 2 trains per hour to Southend Central.

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In culture

Tilbury Town railway station plays two roles in the award-winning 2009 film Fish Tank – the station appears in the film, and the star, Katie Jarvis, was recruited after a scout saw her arguing with her boyfriend at Tilbury Town railway station.

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