- Epsom Downs Branch
The Epsom Downs Branch is a railway line in the
United Kingdom. The line runs from Sutton to Epsom Downs and is about three and three quarter miles in length. The line starts at Sutton in the London Borough of Sutton. It is double track for about three quarters of a mile until it reaches the approach to Belmont where it becomes single track. The line continues from Belmont through Banstead and terminates at Epsom Downs in Surrey. The "Downs" referred to in the name is the North Downs.
The line was electrified at 660 V using the
third railsystem in 1928.
All services on the line are currently operated by Southern, which form part of the
Sutton & Mole Valley Lineservices. From January 2006 all stations are included in the Transport for Londonzonal pricing scheme including those beyond the Greater London boundary.
* [http://www.southernrailway.com/routes.php?r=7&m=route Route Map and Timetable for Sutton & Mole Valley Line]
* [http://www.wymann.info/EpsomDowns/branch.html www.wymann.info/EpsomDowns/branch.html The Epsom Downs Branch Website]
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