Shepperton railway station


Shepperton railway station

Infobox UK station|
name = Shepperton


manager = South West Trains
locale = Shepperton
borough = Spelthorne
platforms = 1
code = SHP
events = 1 November 1864
years = Opened
years1 = Electrified
events1 = 1 January 1916
usage0405 = 0.339
usage0506 = 0.341
usage0607 = 0.365

Shepperton railway station is a train station in the Spelthorne district of Surrey, England. The station and all trains serving it are operated by South West Trains. The station itself consists of a single platform and a large station and office building. The ticket office is in operation infrequently.

History

The Shepperton branch opened to passengers on 1 November 1864 and was electrified on 1 January 1916. The original terminus included cattle sidings and a turntable

Services

The typical off-peak service from the station is:

*2 trains per hour to London Waterloo via Kingston, Wimbledon and Clapham Junction
*2 trains arriving from London Waterloo per hour and terminating

Trains also run to Waterloo via Twickenham and Richmond in the peak morning and evening periods.

The station benefits from a reasonable late evening and early morning services to London Waterloo. Weekday services to London Waterloo start at 5:26 with the last direct train at 23:14. The first weekday services from London Waterloo arrive at 6.03 with the last service arriving at 12:48am. Journey time to and from London Waterloo is approximately 53 minutes. The service on a Saturday is identical to the weekday services but there is a reduced hourly service on Sundays which starts later and finishes earlier than on a weekday. [ [http://www.southwesttrains.co.uk/SWTrains/TimetableTemplate.aspx?NRMODE=Published&NRORIGINALURL=%2fSWTrains%2fTimetablesearch%2fTimetables%2ehtm&NRNODEGUID=%7bF78C0D40-DE3D-4EF3-822F-7AEFA835D741%7d&NRCACHEHINT=NoModifyGuest National Rail Timetables for Shepperton Station] ]

References

*cite book | author=Mitchell, Vic and Smith, Keith | title=London Suburban Railways: Kingston and Hounslow Loops | publisher=Middleton Press | year=1990 | id=

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