Weybridge railway station

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Weybridge National Rail
Weybridge
Weybridge railway station in 2009
Location
Place Weybridge
Local authority Elmbridge
Coordinates 51°21′42″N 0°27′27″W / 51.3616°N 0.4575°W / 51.3616; -0.4575Coordinates: 51°21′42″N 0°27′27″W / 51.3616°N 0.4575°W / 51.3616; -0.4575
Grid reference TQ074636
Operations
Station code WYB
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 3
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  1.815 million
2005/06 Increase 1.891 million
2006/07 Increase 2.077 million
2007/08 Increase 2.697 million
2008/09 Decrease 2.645 million
2009/10 Decrease 2.576 million
2010/11 Decrease 2.345 million
2011/12 Increase 2.371 million
2012/13 Increase 2.391 million
History
Key dates Opened 21 May 1838 (21 May 1838)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Weybridge from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Weybridge railway station is near the established midpoint of Weybridge in Surrey, England and south of its town centre. It is on the South Western Main Line operated by South West Trains, 19 miles (30 km) from London Waterloo.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the London and Southampton Railway on 21 May 1838. The line is set in a deep cutting at this point: the main station buildings are at street level on the Up side of the station and are linked to the platforms by stairs and a footbridge. Up and Down platforms serve the slow lines; there is a bay platform on the up side, from which trains operate on the Chertsey or Weybridge Branch of the Waterloo to Reading Line. Stops on this line include the main towns and villages of Runnymede and it gives Weybridge's longer route to Waterloo via Staines. This service can also be used to provide a cheaper and quicker route to the Great Western Mainline, by changing at Virginia Water for the service to Reading, Berkshire from Waterloo, for passengers on or by the South West Main Line but not near the North Downs Line.

Service[edit]

Services from the station in trains per hour, at weekday times and to and from Waterloo, are:

Amenities and immediate surroundings[edit]

A pub with large car park, nightclub and Saint George's Hill adjoin the north and east of the station respectively. The business estate, museum of Brooklands and Brooklands College adjoin the other sides. The station is close to the approximate midpoint of the medieval and current parish boundaries of Weybridge.[1]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ H.E. Malden (editor) (1911) Index Map Retrieved 11 January 2014.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Walton on Thames   South West Trains
Waterloo to Woking
  Byfleet and New Haw
South West Trains
Waterloo to Basingstoke
Woking
Terminus   South West Trains
Chertsey Branch
  Addlestone