Rochester station upgrade

Rochester commuters have been enjoying their £26m new station with five extra trains to London during the morning peak and longer platforms.

The new Rochester station.
The new Rochester station.
  • Updated: 15 February, 2016

Built by Network Rail and operated by Southeastern, the station's bright and modern environment and its central location with good transport links will mean that visitors to the town will enjoy a much better welcome.

In addition, the new station is linked to the riverside at Rochester via a subway, opening up the area and making it more suitable for development. A new multi-storey car park will open there in 2016, making Rochester one of the most attractive commuter stations in Kent.

The impressive new station for Rochester, now delivers better journeys for passengers in the area, and offers a big opportunity to boost economic growth in the area.

Rochester's new station was designed to allow 12-car trains to call at the town, in conjunction with improvements to the signalling and track in the area. In April 2016, the signal box at Rochester will be removed and a third platform introduced at the station, increasing flexibility and improving reliability.

More information

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