Earlswood railway station (Surrey)

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Earlswood (Surrey) National Rail
Earlswood frontage 16-08-07.JPG
Earlswood (Surrey) is located in Surrey
Earlswood (Surrey)
Earlswood (Surrey)
Location of Earlswood (Surrey) in Surrey
LocationEarlswood
Local authorityReigate and Banstead
Grid referenceTQ278491
Managed bySouthern
Station codeELD
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
AccessibleYes, Northbound only[1]
Fare zoneD
National Rail annual entry and exit
2016–17Decrease 0.410 million[2]
2017–18Increase 0.440 million[2]
2018–19Decrease 0.404 million[2]
2019–20Increase 0.435 million[2]
2020–21Decrease 80,584[2]
Railway companies
Original companyLondon, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Pre-groupingLondon, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Post-groupingSouthern Railway
Key dates
1 August 1868Station opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°13′37″N 0°10′16″W / 51.227°N 0.171°W / 51.227; -0.171Coordinates: 51°13′37″N 0°10′16″W / 51.227°N 0.171°W / 51.227; -0.171
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Earlswood railway station serves Earlswood, south of Redhill, in Surrey, England. It is on the Brighton Main Line, 21 miles 50 chains (34.8 km) down the line from London Bridge via Redhill and south of the junction between the Redhill line and the Quarry line. Train services are provided by Thameslink and Southern.

History[edit]

Earlswood station was opened by the London Brighton and South Coast Railway on 1 August 1868.[3] The station was rebuilt with four platforms in 1906 at the time of the quadrupling of the main line. The platforms on the fast lines were closed in the 1980s.

Facilities[edit]

The main platform at Earlswood station

Paid parking is available at the station. There is a ticket office.

Services[edit]

Off-peak, all services at Earlswood are operated by Thameslink using Class 700 EMUs.

The typical off-peak service in trains per hour is:[4]

During the peak hours, the station is served by an additional half-hourly Southern between London Victoria and Three Bridges.

On Sundays, the station is served by an hourly service between London Bridge and Horsham.

Although the station is outside Greater London, Oyster Pay as you go and contactless payment cards are valid. However, the station is outside the London Fare Zone area and as a result, special fares apply.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Thameslink
Southern
Peak Hours Only

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Earlswood (ELD)". National Rail Enquiries. Archived from the original on 23 August 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Estimates of station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 87. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  4. ^ Table 183 National Rail timetable, May 2022

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