Kempton Park railway station

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Kempton Park National Rail
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Location
Place Sunbury-on-Thames
Local authority Borough of Spelthorne
Coordinates 51°25′16″N 0°24′34″W / 51.4210°N 0.4095°W / 51.4210; -0.4095Coordinates: 51°25′16″N 0°24′34″W / 51.4210°N 0.4095°W / 51.4210; -0.4095
Grid reference TQ106703
Operations
Station code KMP
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.058 million
2012/13 Increase 58,928
2013/14 Increase 63,246
2014/15 Increase 71,476
2015/16 Increase 0.113 million
History
Key dates Opened 18 July 1878 (18 July 1878)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Kempton Park from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Kempton Park railway station in Sunbury-on-Thames in Surrey is on the Shepperton branch line. The station and all trains serving it are operated by South West Trains. Access is from the front car park (apron) of Kempton Park Racecourse.

The closest station to another on the line, until June 2006 it opened only for event days at Kempton Park Racecourse since which, upon the increase in racing days and consulting the Jockey Club, it has had stopping services every day.[1]

Services[edit]

The week-day off-peak service is two trains an hour to London Waterloo via Kingston and two trains an hour to Shepperton; the first up train to stop at Kempton Park is at 09:17, a few hours after the first up train runs through the station. The first up service on Saturday and on Sunday is at 06:17 and 07:18 respectively. The station is a pavemented 400 metres (440 yd) from Sunbury station. The Sunday service is one train an hour each way.

None of the branch peak-hour services via Richmond stops at Kempton Park.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Hampton   South West Trains
Shepperton Branch Line
  Sunbury

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Improved services at new-look Kempton Park". South West Trains. 2006-05-03. Archived from the original on February 23, 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-22. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kempton Park railway station at Wikimedia Commons