Chessington North railway station

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Chessington North National Rail
Chessington North stn building.JPG
Chessington North is located in Greater London
Chessington North
Chessington North
Location of Chessington North in Greater London
Location Chessington
Local authority Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Managed by South Western Railway
Station code CSN
DfT category D
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 6
National Rail annual entry and exit
2012–13 Increase 0.580 million[1]
2013–14 Increase 0.593 million[1]
2014–15 Increase 0.611 million[1]
2015–16 Decrease 0.561 million[1]
2016–17 Decrease 0.553 million[1]
Railway companies
Original company Southern Railway
Key dates
28 May 1939 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
WGS84 51°21′51″N 0°18′02″W / 51.3642°N 0.3005°W / 51.3642; -0.3005Coordinates: 51°21′51″N 0°18′02″W / 51.3642°N 0.3005°W / 51.3642; -0.3005
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Chessington North railway station, in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in South West London, is on the Chessington Branch Line and is served by South Western Railway. It is 13 miles 25 chains (21.4 km) down the line from London Waterloo; it is in Travelcard Zone 6.


The station, like all others on the branch, is built in the concrete Art Deco style of the 1930s. It was designed by the architect James Robb Scott and it opened on 28 May 1939.[2] By rail, Chessington North is 13.31 mi (21.42 km) from London Waterloo.


South Western Railway operate all the services on the Chessington Branch Line and all trains that terminate at Chessington South railway station. In the inbound direction, trains service the station every thirty minutes during both peak and off-peak hours. Local trains run at all times to London Waterloo, calling at all stations apart from Queenstown Road.[3] These trains take 35 minutes to arrive at London Waterloo.

In the outbound direction, Chessington North is the penultimate station on the line with trains taking two minutes to arrive at Chessington South.

The ticket office is at surface level. There is one automated ticket machine, which is next to the ticket office.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Tolworth   South Western Railway
Chessington Branch Line
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Line 2
Class 455 in 1985. Note the distinctive art deco canopies that were standard along this line.


London Buses routes 65 and 71 serve the station.


  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ Photographic study of Malden Manor station, with similar buildings
  3. ^ Chessington Branch Line timetable South West Trains Retrieved 2009-06-13