Virginia Water railway station
|Trains from Weybridge (left) and Reading (right) await departure for London Waterloo at Virginia Water|
|Managed by||South West Trains|
|Number of platforms||4|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 4 June 1856|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Virginia Water from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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The Waterloo to Reading Line and the Chertsey Branch Line join here with the platforms at the junction, as seen in the photograph (taken facing south). Trains from Weybridge and to Reading use either side of a V-shaped platform, allowing cross-platform interchange; the junction of the tracks is at the London end of the station.
The line from Staines to Ascot including this station, was opened by the London and South Western Railway on 4 June 1856; the section to Weybridge opened on 1 October 1866. Formerly a chord south of the station connected the Chertsey and Reading lines.
Virginia Water station has four platforms.
- Platform 1 - Fast trains to London Waterloo via Richmond.
- Platform 2 - Trains to Reading.
- Platform 3 - Stopping service to London Waterloo via Hounslow.
- Platform 4 - Trains to Weybridge.
In trains per hour, Monday to Saturday, there are:
- 4 to London Waterloo, of which:
- 2 to Reading
- 2 to Weybridge,
On Sundays, the two to Weybridge are replaced by one to Woking.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Egham||South West Trains
Waterloo to Reading
|South West Trains
Waterloo to Chertsey via Hounslow