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Maidstone East (MDE)

Maidstone East station, Station Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1QN

Live trains

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Ticket Office

Opening Hours
  • Opening Hours Monday to Friday: 06:00 - 20:00
  • Opening Hours Saturday: 06:00 - 20:00
  • Opening Hours Sunday: 07:45 - 20:00
Location

On overbridge of station

Ticket Machines

Yes

Collection of pre-purchased tickets
  • Pick up tickets at Ticket Machine
Accessible ticket machines

Yes

platform 1

Induction loop

Yes

Smartcards

Smartcards issued at this station

Yes

Smartcard tickets
  • Load smartcard at Ticket Office
  • Load smartcard at Ticket Machine
Smartcard validators

No

Smartcard notes

 Seasons, Single and Return tickets are now available digitally on The Key.  To find out more or apply online, go to www.southeasternrailway.co.uk/tickets/the-key or get a smartcard from all staffed Southeastern ticket offices.

Information Available From Staff

  • Yes - from help point

Customer Information Screens

  • Departure Screens
  • Announcements

Information Services Opening Times

  • Information Services Opening Times Monday to Friday: Yes
  • Information Services Opening Times Saturday: Yes
  • Information Services Opening Times Sunday: Yes

Train running Information and advice on how to get assistance available through the Help Point.

Staff Help Available

  • Staff Help Available Monday to Friday: 05:30 - 01:00
  • Staff Help Available Saturday: 05:30 - 01:00
  • Staff Help Available Sunday: 07:00 - 23:59

Customer Help Points

Yes

On platform

Customer Services Notes

0345 322 7021

Luggage Storage

No

Lost Property

Yes

CCTV at the Station

Yes

Station Accessibility

Step-free access

This station has a degree of step-free access to the platform, which may be in both directions or in one direction only - please check details.

Category B1. This station has a degree of step-free access to the platform, which may be in both directions or in one direction only - please check details - Step free access to platform 1 for services towards London from the main side entrance. Step free access to platform 2 for services away from London. Step free access to platform 3, terminal platform, for services towards London. There is step free interchange via road and steep paths in excess of 200 metres. From the Ticket office the step free access to all platforms is via the station forecourt.

Ticket barriers and gates

No

Accessible ticket machines

Yes

platform 1

Induction loop

Yes

Ramp for train access

Yes

Accessible Toilets

Yes

Platform 1- Available during staffing hours

Waiting rooms

Yes

Heated waiting Rooms on the platforms only available when staff are present

Seating area

Yes

Accessible public telephones

Yes

Public telephones are not wheelchair accessible

Wheelchairs available

Yes

Getting to and from the station

Accessible taxis here

Yes

Accessible taxis are available to book

Impaired mobility set down/pick-up point

No

Accessible spaces

6 spaces

Parking is free for disabled customers displaying a valid Blue Badge in any car parking space

Staff Help

Staff help available
  • Staff help available Monday to Friday: 05:30 - 01:00
  • Staff help available Saturday: 05:30 - 01:00
  • Staff help available Sunday: 07:00 - 23:59
Customer Help Points and Meeting Point

Yes

On platform

Helpline

Yes

*Helpline closed on Christmas Day

Assistance navigating through the station and getting on and off trains (by ramp if required) by station staff is available nearly all the time trains are running (See staffing times). There are on train staff able to offer assistance on and off  all Southeastern trains from this station. You can now book assistance up to 2 hours before your journey. You can also travel without booking, just make yourself known to staff as far in advance as possible of the train you would like to get - we recommend at least 20 minutes.  The meeting point for assisted travel is the office on platform 1 or if on platform 2/3 you can use the Help Point to get the staff's attention. 

Outside of Station staffing times, either wait on the platform and get the on train staffs attention or use the Help Points located on the platforms.

Toilets

Yes

Platform 1 - Available during staffing hours

Accessible Toilets

Yes

Platform 1- Available during staffing hours

Baby Changing

Yes

Platform 1- Available during staffing hours

Waiting Rooms

Yes

Heated waiting Rooms on the platforms only available when staff are present

Seating Area

Yes

Car Parking Availability

  • Car Parking Availability Monday to Friday: Yes
  • Car Parking Availability Saturday: Yes
  • Car Parking Availability Sunday: Yes

Spaces

524 spaces

Accessible spaces

6 spaces

Parking is free for disabled customers displaying a valid Blue Badge in any car parking space

Impaired mobility set down/pick up points available

No

Car park CCTV

Yes

Parking charges

Parking charges apply

  • Rate per day £6.50
  • Rate on Saturday £4.90
  • Rate on Sunday £3.50
  • Rate per week £29.10
  • Rate per month £110.20
  • Rate per 3 months £327.60
  • Rate per 6 months £655.50
  • Rate per year £1136.00

Notes

From 1st June - new off peak evening rate (after 18:00) - £1.50

Refreshment Facilities

Yes

Coffee shop

Shops

Yes

newspapers

Pay Phones

Yes

Accessible Public Telephones

Yes

Public telephones are not wheelchair accessible

Bicycle Storage

Spaces

40 spaces

You may leave your cycle in the rack provided however you do so at your own risk.

Type of Storage

Stands

Location

Platform 1 and Platform 2/3

Sheltered

No

CCTV

Yes

Bicycle Hire

Cycle Hire Information

There are no cycle hire facilities at this station

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