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The terminus of the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (RH&DR). Hythe is a medium sized town with a large number of shops, cafés and takeaways only 5/10 minutes away from the station.
Railway type and traffic
Regular steam and diesel passenger services of the RH&DR running to Dungeness via Dymchurch, St Mary's Bay, New Romney & Romney Sands.
Lots of added trains on Gala days etc.
See the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
website for more information.
Station is always staffed when open and is a safe area.
There is a large railway car park just 50p for all day, also a large amount of free parking alongside the canal.
Access by RH&DR services from along the coast. Southeastern to Folkestone Central then any bus heading towards Hythe around a 10 minute journey or so.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are toilets and a small gift shop at the station. There is a small café next door and a large number of takeaways etc in the high street about 5/10 mins away along the canal.
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Plenty of scope from the platforms showing the turntable and any shunting operations. Also a walk along the canal there is The Gem foot crossing which give good views of trains leaving the station and arriving.
General views - All photographs © James Reeves unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south
Fig 2 - Looking north west
Fig 3 - Looking north east
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