Belmont railway station (Sutton)

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Not to be confused with Belmont railway station (Harrow).
Belmont National Rail
Belmont station entrance.JPG
Belmont is located in Greater London
Belmont
Belmont
Location of Belmont in Greater London
Location Belmont
Local authority London Borough of Sutton
Managed by Southern
Station code BLM
Number of platforms 1
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05  50,732[2]
2005–06 Increase 57,688[2]
2006–07 Increase 114,588[2]
2007–08 Increase 132,688[2]
2008–09 Decrease 123,580[2]
2009–10 Increase 132,436[2]
2010–11 Increase 139,754[2]
2011–12 Increase 147,672[2]
2012–13 Increase 150,572[2]
Key dates
1865 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
Portal icon London Transport portal
Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°20′38″N 0°11′55″W / 51.344°N 0.1986°W / 51.344; -0.1986
The station in 1961

Belmont railway station serves the suburb of Belmont in the London Borough of Sutton in south London. The station is located on the Epsom Downs line, part of the Sutton & Mole Valley Line services of the Southern, and is in Travelcard Zone 5.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, as part of the Epsom Downs branch line, on 22 May 1865. The branch was originally laid as double track because of the race traffic, and was electrified on 17 June 1928. A modern CLASP (pre-fabricated concrete) building was erected in the 1970s (this has since been demolished and cleared away). The branch was singled in 1982 and all trains use the former down platform. The Up platform still exists however.The station itself has a ticket machine,a permit to travel machine,cycle storage huts and a modern type bus shelter for passengers to wait in during rain.

The station was originally named 'California', and was only changed to 'Belmont' in 1875.

The remains of the former Up platform, on the far side of the single track.

Train services[edit]

The typical off-peak service from the station is:

There is no service on Sundays

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Network Map". Southern. Retrieved 2 January 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Sutton   Southern
Sutton & Mole Valley Lines
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Banstead