Shepperton railway station

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Shepperton National Rail
Shepperton
Location
Place Shepperton
Local authority Spelthorne
Grid reference TQ081676
Operations
Station code SHP
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 Increase 0.339 million
2005/06 Increase 0.341 million
2006/07 Increase 0.365 million
2007/08 Increase 0.443 million
2008/09 Decrease 0.439 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.408 million
2010/11 Increase 0.422 million
History
Opened 1 November 1864
Electrified 30 January 1916
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Shepperton from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Shepperton railway station is a passenger station serving the town of Shepperton in the Spelthorne district of Surrey, England. The station and all trains serving it are operated by South West Trains. The station is a terminus with one platform operational[n 1] and a large station/office building. Ian Allan Publishing has its offices at the west end of the station, and the company bought the Pullman car "Malaga" for hospitality purposes on static display near the terminus buffers.

History[edit]

The Shepperton branch opened to passengers on 1 November 1864. The original scheme intended that it would extend to a terminus on the Middlesex bank of the River Thames just east of Chertsey Bridge, but this plan was abandoned in 1862.[1] The curve linking Fulwell and Teddington initially opened only to freight on 1 July 1894 and first carried passengers on 1 June 1901. The line was electrified on 30 January 1916. The original terminus included cattle sidings and a turntable (removed August 1942).[2]

Services[edit]

The typical weekday hourly service at the station is:

Monday to Friday, four additional early morning rush-hour trains to Waterloo are routed via Twickenham and Richmond. Three additional evening rush-hour trains from Waterloo arrive via that route.

The Saturday service is as on other weekdays without the extra services routed via Twickenham. On Sundays the service is hourly.[3]

Its ticket office opens infrequently however a ticket machine is provided.

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Gallery[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ remains of the other platform, on the northern, former "up" side can still be seen.
References
  1. ^ London's Local Railways by Alan A. Jackson, Capital Transport (1999); ISBN 1-85414-209-7
  2. ^ Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith. Kingston and Hounslow Loops including the Shepperton Branch. Middleton Press. ISBN 0-906520-83-5. 
  3. ^ National Rail Timetables for Shepperton Station
  • Mitchell, Vic and Smith, Keith (1990). London Suburban Railways: Kingston and Hounslow Loops. Middleton Press. 

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Coordinates: 51°23′48.7″N 0°26′48.1″W / 51.396861°N 0.446694°W / 51.396861; -0.446694