Chessington North railway station

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Chessington North National Rail
Chessington North stn building.JPG
Chessington North is located in Greater London
Chessington North
Chessington North
Location of Chessington North in Greater London
Location Chessington
Local authority Kingston upon Thames
Managed by South West Trains
Station code CSN
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 6
National Rail annual entry and exit
2008–09 Decrease 0.510 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 0.493 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 0.533 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 0.566 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.580 million[1]
Key dates
28 May 1939 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°21′51″N 0°18′02″W / 51.3642°N 0.3005°W / 51.3642; -0.3005

Chessington North railway station, in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in South West London is on the Chessington Branch and is served by South West Trains; it is in Travelcard Zone 6. The station, like all others on the branch, is built in the concrete Art Deco style of the 1930s and it opened on 28 May 1939.[2] By rail, Chessington North is 13.31 mi (21.42 km) from London Waterloo.

The Ticket office is at surface level. There is one Automated Ticket Machine, which is next to the Ticket office.

Services[edit]

National Rail[edit]

South West Trains operate all the services on the Chessington Branch Line and all trains that terminate at Chessington South railway station. In the inbound direction, trains service the station every thirty minutes during both peak and off-peak hours. Local trains run at all times to London Waterloo, calling at all stations apart from Queenstown Road.[3] These trains take 35 minutes to arrive at London Waterloo.

In the outbound direction, Chessington North is the penultimate station on the line with trains taking two minutes to arrive at Chessington South.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Tolworth   South West Trains
Chessington Branch Line
  Chessington South
  Future Development  
Preceding station   Crossrail roundel.svg National Rail logo.svg Crossrail   Following station
Terminus
Crossrail
Line 2
Class 455 in 1985. Note the distinctive art deco canopies that were standard along this line.

London Buses[edit]

The Chessington North bus stop is nearby the entrance to the station which goes to destinations which are listed below:

  • Copt Gilders
  • Hook
  • Chessington South
  • Surbiton
  • Chessington World Of Adventures Resort
  • Kingston University
  • Kingston

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ Photographic study of Malden Manor station, with similar buildings
  3. ^ Chessington Branch Line timetable South West Trains Retrieved 2009-06-13