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Transport Tickets

Welcome to the Transport section of the Southend Timeline's "Tickets Please" feature, this will be an on-going feature that will showcase some of the transport tickets issued for travel to/from or around Southend.

The collection ranges from transport including: Aircraft, train, bus and steamer services that have served Southend. 

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Aviation.

Southend's most famous airline was British Air Ferries, it later became British World Airlines before sadly ceasing trading.

 

Date: 29th October 1971.

Airline: British Air Ferries.

Route: Southend - Le Touquet

 

Date: 14th July Outbound, 16th July Return 1976.

Airline: British Air Ferries.

Route: Southend - Le Touquet - Southend

 

 

Date: Unused

Airline: British Air Ferries

 Date: 29th July 1996.

Airline: British World Airlines

Route: Southend-Southend Viscount Farewell Flight.

 

Busses

Southend has seen a number of bus operators over the years, from Eastern National through to Thamesway and First and of cause Southend Corporation through to Southend Transport and Arriva.  There was also Westcliff Transport and the smaller Harris and Stepensons.  I am always looking out for more older bus tickets to add to the collection one I would really like to add is "Shutte" TV Transport.

 

Date: 27th August 1945.

Bus Company: City Coach Compnay.

Date: 2nd April 1947.

Bus Company: Southend Corporation Transport.

 

 

 

Date: 30th September 1950.

Bus Company: Southend Corporation Transport.

Date: 24th December 1952.

Bus Company: Southend Corporation Transport.

 

 

Date: 7th August 1986.

Bus Company: Southend Corporation Transport.

Date: 21st October 1994.

Bus Company: Harris Busses.

 
 

Date: 4th April 1995.

Bus Company: Southend Transport.

 Date: 1st January 2009

Company: Stephensons of Essex

Notes: New Years Day Heritage Running Day

 
  Date: 1st January 2010

Company: Stephensons of Essex

Notes: New Years Day Heritage Running Day

Date: 15 January 2011.

Bus Company: Arriva.

 

 

Date: 2nd February 2011

Bus Company: Arriva.

 Date: 14th August 2013

Bus Company: First

 

 

 Date: Unknown.

Bus Company: Eastern National Omnibus Company

 

Date: Unknown

Bus Company: Southend Corporation Transport.

Notes: Tramway

 

 

Date: Unknown.

Bus Company: Southend Corporation Transport

 

Date: Unknown.

Bus Company: Southend Corporation Transport

 

 

 

Date: Unknown.

Bus Company: Southend Corporation Transport

 

Date: Unknown.

Bus Company: Southend Corporation Transport

 

 

 

Date: Unknown.

Bus Company: Southend Corporation Transport

 Date: Unknown.

Bus Compnay: Arriva

 

 

 

Date: Unknown.

Bus Company: Westcliff on Sea Motor Services Limited

 

Steamer

The passenger steam boat services operated from Southend Pier to many different locations including Clacton, London, Herne Bay and other Kent towns and they also operated to town along the French coast.  These tickets are not dated so are in no particular order.

 

 Company: New Medway Steam Packet Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Strood Pier to Southend return

 

 Company: General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Calais to Southend return

Notes: Special Schools Ticket

 

 

 

 Company: General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Southend to Calais single

 

 

 Company: General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Calais to Southend return

 

 

 

 Company: New Medway Steam Packet Company Limited.

Sailing From/To: Clacton to Southend return.

 

 Company: General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Southend to Calais single

 

  

 Company: General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Southend to Boulogne single

 

 Company: General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Boulogne to Southend return

 

 

  

 Company: General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Southend to Tower Pier (London) single

 

 Company: General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Boulogne to Southend return

 

 

  

 Company: General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Boulogne to Southend return

 

 Company: New Medway Steam Packet Company Limited.

Sailing From/To: Herne Bay to Southend return

 
  

 Company: General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Sailing From/To: Calais to Southend return

 

 Company: New Medway Steam Packet Company Limited.

Sailing From/To: Clacton to Southend return

 
  

 Company: New Medway Steam Packet Company Limited.

Sailing From/To: Southend to Herne Bay return

 

 Company: New Medway Steam Packet Company Limited.

Sailing From/To: Southend to Herne Bay return

 
  

 

Trains

There are two mainline railways into Southend, the London, Tilbury & Southend Railway (LTS) which operates from London Fenchurch Street to Shoebury and Great Eastern from Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria.

 

Date: 3rd August year too hard to make out.

Railway Line: London, Tilbury & Southend Railway.

 

Date: 27th February 1967.

Railway: Line Great Eastern.

 Date: 8th March 1967

Railway Line: Great Eastern

 

 

 

 

 

Date: 5th November 1967

Railway Line: Great Eastern.

Date: 10th November 1967

Railway Line: Great Eastern

 

 

Date: 9 August 1974

Railway Line: London, Tilbury & Southend railway.

 Date: 27th December 1967

Railway Line: Great Eastern.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: 29 June 1970

Railway Line: London, Tilbury & Southend Railway.

 

 

Date: 7th August 1975

Railway Line: London, Tilbury & Southend Railway.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: 29th September 1981.

Railway Line: London, Tilbury & Southend Railway.

 

 Date: 1st December 1988

Railway Line: Great Eastern.

 

 

Date: 28th August 1989.

Railway Line: Great Eastern .

Notes: Special Southend Centenary ticket.

 Date: 14th April unknown year

Railway Line: London, Tilbury & Southend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Date: Unknown.

Railway Line: Great Eastern.

Notes: Unused.

 Date: Unknown.

Railway Line: Great Eastern.

 

 

 

  Date: Unknown.

Railway Line: Great Eastern.

Notes: Platform Ticket Only for Southend Victoria.

Date: 16th June 2012

Railway Line: C2C (London Tilbury & Southend)

 

 

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