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Burgess Hill railway station

Burgess Hill railway station

Station Rd, Burgess Hill, RH15 9, United Kingdom

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Description Burgess Hill railway station serves Burgess Hill in West Sussex, England. Located on the Brighton Main Line and Thameslink 9+1/4mi north of Brighton railway station, train services are provided by Southern and Thameslink. Northern Burgess Hill is served by Wivelsfield railway station.HistoryThe first station at Burgess Hill was opened on 21 September 1841 by the London and Brighton Railway (L&BR), at the time of the completion of the route to Brighton. The original facilities were all in the small wooden hut (which still stands on platform 1) and wooden platforms set beside the main line. The L&BR became the London Brighton and South Coast Railway (LB&SCR) in 1846 and a track plan of the station dating from 1874 shows that by then several sidings and a signal box had been constructed at the station.Station facilitiesThe present station building dates from 1877 and is typical of LB&SCR stations of the period. It contains:Ticket officeNewsagentSmall cafeCash machineTelephoneCovered bridge down to platformsSeatingShelters on both platforms covering four car train lengthCar parkToilets Ticket barriers at the main, east and west entrances

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