Monks Risborough railway station

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Monks Risborough National Rail
Monks Risborough Station.jpg
Location
Place Monks Risborough
Local authority Wycombe district
Grid reference SP809047
Operations
Station code MRS
Managed by Chiltern Railways
Number of platforms 1
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 23,570
2012/13 Decrease 20,520
2013/14 Decrease 18,630
2014/15 Increase 19,486
2015/16 Increase 24,264
History
Key dates Opened 1929 (1929)
Original company Great Western and Great Central Joint Railway
Post-grouping GW & GC Joint
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Monks Risborough from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Monks Risborough railway station is the small, single platform railway station of the village of Monks Risborough in Buckinghamshire, England.

The station is between Princes Risborough and Little Kimble stations on the branch line between Princes Risborough and Aylesbury.

Passenger Services from this station are operated by Chiltern Railways

History[edit]

The Great Western Railway opened the station on 11 November 1929 as Monks Risborough and Whiteleaf Halt.

The station was transferred from the Western Region of British Rail to the London Midland Region on 24 March 1974.[1]

Services[edit]

For much of the day an hourly service operates directly between Marylebone and Aylesbury. However, during the morning and evening peaks Chiltern Railways operate an additional shuttle service between Princes Risborough and Aylesbury using a Class 121 "bubble car" heritage unit.[2]

The station platform is above road level, and is accessible by both ramp and steps. The platform is equipped with both a Fast Ticket ticket machine and a permit to travel ticket machine.

Monks Risborough village adjoins the town of Princes Risborough and the station is on the short branch line that links Princes Risborough with Aylesbury.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Princes Risborough   Chiltern Railways
Princes Risborough - Aylesbury
  Little Kimble

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slater, J.N., ed. (May 1974). "Notes and News: Transfer of Marylebone-Banbury services". Railway Magazine. Vol. 120 no. 877. London: IPC Transport Press Ltd. p. 248. ISSN 0033-8923. 
  2. ^ "Download our timetable | Chiltern Railways". www.chilternrailways.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-11. 

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Coordinates: 51°44′10″N 0°49′44″W / 51.736°N 0.829°W / 51.736; -0.829