Sunnymeads railway station

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Sunnymeads National Rail
2018 at Sunnymeads station - the platform.JPG
Sunnymeads station
Location
PlaceSunnymeads
Local authorityRoyal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Coordinates51°28′12″N 0°33′32″W / 51.470°N 0.559°W / 51.470; -0.559Coordinates: 51°28′12″N 0°33′32″W / 51.470°N 0.559°W / 51.470; -0.559
Grid referenceTQ001755
Operations
Station codeSNY
Managed bySouth Western Railway
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 41,418
2014/15Increase 46,850
2015/16Decrease 45,300
2016/17Decrease 42,328
2017/18Increase 42,402
History
Original companySouthern Railway
Post-groupingSouthern Railway
10 July 1927Station opened
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 Sunnymeads from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Sunnymeads railway station serves the once separate village of Sunnymeads in Berkshire, England, now subsumed by the neighbouring village of Wraysbury. It is 22 miles 48 chains (36.4 km) down the line from London Waterloo, on the line between Windsor and Eton Riverside and Waterloo. It was built in 1927,[1] and has been unmanned since 1969. Services to the station are operated by South Western Railway.

A Shere FASTticket machine can be found in front of the disused ticket office. Credit cards can be used to buy tickets. All-day travelcards are also available to buy, as well as tickets for use on underground services in and around the London area. Sunnymeads has one of the lowest passenger usages among stations in South East England with regular services.

It has one island platform which is reached by a pedestrian bridge. On the platform there are eight seats. There are no parking facilities or cycle facilities, as the station is at the end of a private road. Taxis can be arranged to pick up and drop off at this station, but there will be no taxis waiting. (The station can also be reached by a staircase from nearby Welley Road, which is a bus route.) There is a help-point for customer information, and visual displays show live train arrivals on the platform. This station is covered by CCTV which links to the South Western Railway security centre in Wimbledon.

Due to the short platform length, the ASDO beacon fitted to the South Western Railway fleet (with the exception of class 455) only releases the doors of the front 7 coaches.

Service[edit]

A South Western Railway Class 458 at Sunnymeads

The typical off-peak service is of two trains per hour to London Waterloo, and two to Windsor & Eton Riverside. There is one train per hour in each direction on Sundays.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Wraysbury   South Western Railway
Windsor Line
  Datchet

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (1988). Waterloo to Windsor. Middleton Press. p. 106. ISBN 0-906520-54-1.