|Location||Stanford-le-Hope, Borough of Thurrock|
|Classification||DfT category D|
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road
Stanford-le-Hope railway station is on a loop line of the London, Tilbury and Southend line, serving the town of Stanford-le-Hope, Essex. It is 27 miles 13 chains (43.7 km) down the line from London Fenchurch Street via Rainham and it is situated between East Tilbury and Pitsea. Its three-letter station code is SFO.
Stanford-le-Hope is on a link known as the Tilbury Loop, which joins the main line at the London end at Barking and at the country end at Pitsea. The station and all trains serving it are operated by c2c.
Nearby DP World London Gateway, while principally a deep-water port, is also a rail cargo terminus.
The typical off-peak service consists of:
The station was opened on the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway in September 1854 with the name Horndon. Trains from London terminated at Stanford-le-Hope until the next section of railway to the east opened a year later. The original station building and up platform were constructed to the north of the London Road level crossing. The station was rebuilt during the 1960s immediately south of London Road by British Rail. The former station site is now the car park.