Chilworth railway station
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|Managed by||Great Western Railway|
|Number of platforms||2|
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 20 August 1849|
|Original company||Reading, Guildford and Reigate Railway|
|Pre-grouping||South Eastern Railway|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Chilworth from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Chilworth railway station serves the village of Chilworth, Surrey, England. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Great Western Railway. It is on the North Downs Line, 39 miles 15 chains (63.07 km) measured from London Charing Cross via Redhill.
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The Reading, Guildford and Reigate Railway opened the station in 1849 as "Chilworth and Albury", although the village of Albury is over 1.2 miles (2 km) away.
British Railways destaffed the station in November 1967. The signalling controls were transferred to the two nearest manned signal boxes at Shalford and Gomshall, for control of the track in between. The signal box was then officially closed. The original Victorian footbridge and road crossing gates from the station were removed, and sold for £1 to the artist David Shepherd. They were transported on BRS low loader trucks to Somerset, for re-use on the East Somerset Railway, Cranmore. The station is 39 miles 15 chains (63.1 km) from Charing Cross, and has two platforms, which can each accommodate a six-coach train.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Shalford||Great Western Railway
North Downs Line
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