Low Street railway station was on the Tilbury loop line segment of the London, Tilbury and Southend line, at a level crossing near the villages of West Tilbury and East Tilbury, Essex.

It was situated between East Tilbury and Tilbury Riverside stations and was 24 miles 16 chains (38.95 km) down the line from London Fenchurch Street station via Tilbury.[1]

It was opened in 1861 and closed on 5 June 1967.[2][3][4] Low Street was not on the 1963 list of passenger stations to be closed under the Beeching cuts.[5]

A through goods loop was located on the down line to the north of the station, this closed on 29 September 1964.[4] There were also sidings associated with gravel workings south and east of the station.[4]


  1. ^ "Engineer's Line Reference Tilbury Loop Line".
  2. ^ "Passengers No More - second edition by G.Daniels and L.Dench page 72
  3. ^ Peter Kay, The London, Tilbury & Southend Railway - a history of the company and the line (Published by Peter Kay, 1996)
  4. ^ a b c Brown, Joe (2015). London Railway Atlas. Hersham: Ian Allan. p. 46. ISBN 978-0-7110-3819-6.
  5. ^ British Railways Board (1963). The Reshaping of British Railways. London: HMSO.
Preceding station Historical railways Following station
East Tilbury
Line and station open
  London, Tilbury and Southend line   Stanford-le-Hope
Line and station open
Disused railways
Tilbury Riverside
Line and station closed
  London, Tilbury and Southend line   Thames Haven
Line and station closed

51°28′22″N 0°24′08″E / 51.4727°N 0.4021°E / 51.4727; 0.4021