Ash railway station

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Ash
Ash railway station
Location
Place Ash
Local authority Guildford
Grid reference SU899508
Operations
Station code ASH
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 2 (Originally 4)
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.216 million
2005/06 Increase 0.225 million
2006/07 Increase 0.239 million
2007/08 Increase 0.272 million
2008/09 Increase 0.283 million
2009/10 Increase 0.289 million
2010/11 Decrease 0.271 million
2011/12 Increase 0.273 million
- Interchange 37,291
2012/13 Increase 0.284 million
- Interchange Decrease 33,379
History
20 August 1849 Station opens as Ash
July 1855 Name changed to Ash and Aldershot
September 1858 Name changed to Aldershot (Ash)
June 1859 Name changed to Ash and Aldershot
June 1863 Name changed to Ash Junction
1 December 1926 Name changed to Ash
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Ash from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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A 1912 Railway Clearing House map of lines around Ash railway station

Ash railway station serves the village of Ash in Surrey, England. The station is served by South West Trains, who manage the station, and by First Great Western. It is situated on the Ascot to Guildford line and the North Downs Line 6¼ miles (10 km) west of Guildford. There is a Level Crossing south-east of the station.

History[edit]

Opened by the Reading, Guildford and Reigate Railway, then operated by the South Eastern Railway, it became part of the Southern Railway during the Grouping of 1923. The station then passed on to the Southern Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948.

The station had four platforms when it was built, which were later reduced to two after the second world war. The other two platforms were placed over where the station car park and the Network Rail offices now stand.

When Sectorisation was introduced in the 1980s, the station was served by Network SouthEast until the Privatisation of British Railways.

Services[edit]

Regular train destinations are Reading, Redhill, Guildford, Gatwick Airport and Ascot via Aldershot.

Typical off-peak services from Ash Monday - Friday are:

South West Trains services are run using a four carriage Class 450 or 458 and 2 cycles can be carried per train. After mid-spring 2014 train services will begin to be operated by 456 allowing the Class 450's and Class 458's to be used elsewhere on the South West Trains route.


Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Aldershot   South West Trains
Ascot to Guildford line
  Wanborough
North Camp   First Great Western
North Downs Line
  Guildford
North Camp   First Great Western
North Downs Line
Limited Service
  Wanborough

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Coordinates: 51°15′00″N 0°42′47″W / 51.250°N 0.713°W / 51.250; -0.713