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Minster is a quiet Kent village on the Canterbury-Ramsgate line. It is not far from Manston airport.
Railway type and traffic
Most traffic is Class 375 units on Charring Cross - Ramsgate/Margate services. There are also less frequent services which take the line down to Dover from here.
The station itself is very quiet, and no trouble can be envisaged with the locals.
From Manston, take the B2050 west. After passing the airport to your left, take the B2190 which will lead you to Minster. The station is right at the bottom of the village.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Minster Station map co-ordinates
You can park your car near the old crossing at the west end of the station, or in the station car-park itself.
There are no amenities at the station itself, however, there is a pub which serves food, and also an Indian restaurant in the village.
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Minster Station general view map
Minster Station close up map
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Shots to the west are better in the mornings, while afternoon lighting suits eastern shots.
General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west
Fig 2 - Looking east
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