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Written by James Reeves - 06 Jun 2006
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Location notes
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.
Environment
Station is always staffed when open and is a safe area.
Road directions
From the M20 Junction 11 the station is well sign posted.

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Hythe map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a large railway car park just 50p for all day, also a large amount of free parking alongside the canal.
Public transport
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.

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Amenities
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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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Hythe

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Hythe general view map
Hythe close up map

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Photographic notes
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 1 - Looking south


Fig 2 - Looking north west


Fig 2 - Looking north west


Fig 3 - Looking north east


Fig 3 - Looking north east


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