Althorne (Essex)

Althorne (Essex) at a glance

Address:

Althorne station
Bridgemarsh Lane
Althorne
Essex
CM3 6DG

Ticket office:

None available
  • Step-free access
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Seated area available
Load stations
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Staffing level Unstaffed
CCTV Yes
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • ArrivalScreens
  • Announcements
Station operator Greater Anglia
Ticket office opening times
No
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Smartcards issued here No
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Validate Smartcards here Yes
Smartcards information

Tickets can be collected on Smartcard at this station

Penalty fares LE
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Customer service information

Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00Sunday 10:00-20:00Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00

The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Left luggage
Lost property
  • Monday to Sunday and All bank holidays: 24 hours
Seated area
Yes
Waiting room
No
Station buffet
No
Toilets
No
Baby changing facilities
No
Wifi
Post box
Yes
Helpline

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Note:

0800 028 28 78

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

08:00 - 20:00

  • Monday to Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00
Staff help

Some services operate with a guard who can provide assistance, however this would not be available if the train was in driver only operation. Mobile assistance teams operate within the area and can be available for booked assistance between 0600 and 2100 Mon-Sat and 0800-2000 Sundays. Booking is recommended. Outside of these times alternative transport will be provided (via the help point in the instance of turn up and go).

  • Monday to Sunday: Unavailable
Induction loop available Yes
Ticket machine
Yes
Ramp for train access available
Yes
Accessible taxis information

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

National Key toilets available
No
Step free access

Single platform station. Step free access to platform

This station is a category A station according to ORR station classification system. https://www.orr.gov.uk/media/10955

Assistance meeting point is the platform

Ticket gates
No
Impaired mobility set down available
No
Car park 1 Station Car Park
Car park 1 operator National Car Parks Ltd
Car park 1 spaces 40
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Saturday: 24 hours
  • Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges
  • Daily: £4.70
  • Weekly: £19.00
  • Monthly: £80.00
  • Three monthly: £227.00
  • Annual: £790.00
Car park 1 contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Onward travel

Local bus services three minutes walk from station, junction of Fambridge Road.

Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage spaces 8
Cycle storage sheltered No
Cycle storage CCTV No
Cycle storage location

Within car park

Cycle storage types
  • Stands
Rail replacement information

Pick up and drop off on Fords of Athorne forecourt.

Don’t get stuck on the train

If you're travelling from London to Althorne station, please travel in front six coaches of the train. This is for Greater Anglia trains with 10 coaches only as the doors on the last four coaches will not open at Althorne.

Hare

If you’re travelling from Southminster or Burnham-on-Crouch to Althorne station, please travel in the back six coaches of the train. This is for Greater Anglia trains with 10 coaches only as the doors on the front four coaches will not open at Althorne.