Strood (1st) Railway Station
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Strood 1st Railway Station

LocationStrood, Borough of Medway
Other information
Original companyGravesend and Rochester Railway[1]
South Eastern Railway
Key dates
8 February 1845Opened as Rochester[1]
13 December 1846Closed
23 August 1847Reopened
July 1849Renamed Strood, Rochester and Chatham
June 1852Renamed Strood
18 Jun 1856Closed

Strood (1st) (locally known as and marked on old maps as The Old Terminus) was a terminus of the South Eastern Railway located in Strood and serving also the towns of Chatham and Rochester. It closed for passengers in 1856 when the present Strood station was opened. The site was then used as a sidings yard until around 1990. It is now occupied by housing development and industrial units.

Former Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Higham   South Eastern Railway   Terminus


1863 Map of Strood and Frindsbury showing Strood's first station (Old Terminus) and second station (Strood Station).
1909 Map of Strood and Frindsbury showing that the site of the Old Terminus had become a sidings yard.
Medway Towns


  1. ^ a b Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. pp. 198, 223. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.

Coordinates: 51°23?47?N 0°30?08?E / 51.3965°N 0.5021°E / 51.3965; 0.5021

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