Gomshall railway station

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Gomshall National Rail
Gomshall
Location
Place Gomshall
Local authority Guildford
Grid reference TQ089478
Operations
Station code GOM
Managed by First Great Western
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03 Increase 26,245
2004/05 Increase 27,136
2005/06 Increase 28,968
2006/07 Increase 28,999
2007/08 Increase 32,978
2008/09 Increase 39,770
2009/10 Increase 41,040
2010/11 Increase 46,628
2011/12 Increase 50,642
History
Key dates Opened 20 August 1849 (20 August 1849)
Original company Reading, Guildford and Reigate Railway
Pre-grouping South Eastern Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Gomshall from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Gomshall railway station serves the village of Gomshall in Surrey, England. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by First Great Western. It is on the North Downs Line.

History[edit]

Gomshall station was originally called "Gomshall and Shere", as it also serves the nearby village of Shere. It has been unmanned since 1967.

Accident[edit]

  • In March 1904, a passenger train hauled by C class No. 294 was derailed at Gomshall station.[1]

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service (from December 2006) is one train every two hours between Reading and Redhill.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Chilworth   First Great Western
North Downs Line
  Dorking West

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trevena, Arthur (1980). Trains in Trouble. Vol. 1. Redruth: Atlantic Books. p. 18. ISBN 0-906899-01-X. 

Coordinates: 51°13′08″N 0°26′31″W / 51.219°N 0.442°W / 51.219; -0.442