Reigate railway station

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Reigate National Rail
Reigate station 2.jpg
Location
Place Reigate
Local authority Reigate and Banstead
Grid reference TQ254507
Operations
Station code REI
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.799 million
2005/06 Increase 0.896 million
2006/07 Increase 0.970 million
2007/08 Increase 1.231 million
2008/09 Increase 1.252 million
2009/10 Increase 1.287 million
2010/11 Increase 1.314 million
2011/12 Increase 1.436 million
2012/13 Increase 1.554 million
History
Key dates Opened 4 July 1849 (4 July 1849)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Reigate from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Reigate railway station is in the north of the compact town centre of Reigate, Surrey, England.

On the North Downs Line, the station is managed by Southern, which use it as one of their termini and provide an hourly direct service to London Bridge.[n 1] First Great Western provide services to Reading via Guildford and Gatwick Airport via Redhill.


Platforms[edit]

First-time users are often confused how to get between platforms when the ticket office is shut: there is a signposted but often overlooked underpass approximately 15 metres west of the ticket office over to Platform 2. On Sundays the ticket office is shut, so access to the less-used north platform (1) is enabled via a gate set into the fence approximately 40 metres further away from the subway. Westbound services to Dorking, Guildford and Reading always leave from the south platform (2); as a terminus, so too does the service to London Bridge via Redhill. Eastbound services toward Gatwick Airport via Redhill leave from platform 1.

Services[edit]

The weekday off-peak service is two tph[n 2] to Reading and three to Redhill (both on multi-operator served main lines) of which one continues to Gatwick Airport and one to London Bridge.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Dorking Deepdene   First Great Western
North Downs Line
fast and stopping services between Reading and Gatwick Airport
  Redhill
Betchworth   First Great Western
North Downs Line
hourly in peak hours/every two hours
  Redhill
Terminus   Southern
  Redhill

Unusually between Shalford and Reigate the 1tph 'stopping service' becomes semi-fast by having a pattern that alternates off-peak; one such service terminates at Redhill and the other semi-fast service continues to Gatwick Airport. As to the hourly fast services between Reading and Gatwick Airport, the only stations called at along the route are Reading, Wokingham, Blackwater, North Camp, Guildford, Dorking (Deepdene), Reigate, Redhill and London Gatwick.

The pattern of 'stopping service' calling points during a selection of non-peak hours in the Reading direction are:


Hour 1 Dorking (Deepdene) Gomshall Chilworth Shalford Guildford Ash North Camp Farnborough North Blackwater Sandhurst Crowthorne Wokingham Reading
Hour 2 Betchworth Dorking (Deepdene) Dorking West Shalford Guildford Ash North Camp Farnborough North Blackwater Sandhurst Crowthorne Wokingham Reading

In peak hours the stopping service calls at all stations in both directions.[1]

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Notes and references[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ This has been foreshortened from Charing Cross since December 2009, another London tube station and rail terminus.
  2. ^ trains per hour
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Coordinates: 51°14′31″N 0°12′14″W / 51.242°N 0.204°W / 51.242; -0.204