Worplesdon railway station

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Worplesdon National Rail
Worplesdon
Location
Place Worplesdon / Mayford
Local authority Woking
Grid reference SU989552
Operations
Station code WPL
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.138 million
2005/06 Increase 0.145 million
2006/07 Increase 0.159 million
2007/08 Increase 0.191 million
2008/09 Increase 0.195 million
2009/10 Increase 0.209 million
2010/11 Increase 0.211 million
2011/12 Increase 0.214 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.212 million
History
Key dates Opened 1 March 1883 (1 March 1883)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Worplesdon from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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A 1912 Railway Clearing House map of lines around Worplesdon railway station

Worplesdon railway station is near to the village of Worplesdon, Surrey, England. The station on the Portsmouth Direct Line between Woking and Guildford, 26 34 miles (43.0 kilometres) south west of London Waterloo.

The station opened in 1883, surrounded by open heath and farmland. Some nearby land has subsequently been developed and the station is currently situated in an area of affluent, very low density housing; Worplesdon village itself is centred approximately a mile and a half to the southwest. The village of Mayford is located approximately a mile north of the station. Most think that the station lies within the Borough of Guildford, in truth it lies in the Ward of Mayford and Sutton Green in the Borough of Woking. Worplesdon village is best reached from nearby Brookwood station from where there is an hourly bus to Worplesdon from the main road (Connaught Road) in front of the station. Route 28 Monday - Saturday and route 91 on Sundays.

The ticket office and buffet are open during the morning peak Monday - Friday only. There is a ticket machine for purchase of tickets at other times. The station has a car park and cycle rack.

Services[edit]

The current typical off-peak service is one train per hour northbound (calling at Woking, Clapham Junction and London Waterloo) and one train per hour southbound (calling at most stations to Portsmouth and Southsea). At peak times the service is half-hourly. There is no Sunday service. In the morning peak period a single train runs non-stop to London, but there is no non-stop service to Worplesdon from London.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Woking   South West Trains
Portsmouth Direct Line
  Guildford

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Coordinates: 51°17′20″N 0°34′59″W / 51.289°N 0.583°W / 51.289; -0.583