Chetnole railway station

Chetnole National Rail
Place Chetnole
Local authority West Dorset
Coordinates 50°51′59″N 2°34′23″W / 50.8664°N 2.5730°W / 50.8664; -2.5730Coordinates: 50°51′59″N 2°34′23″W / 50.8664°N 2.5730°W / 50.8664; -2.5730
Grid reference ST597075
Station code CNO
Managed by Great Western Railway
Number of platforms 1
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2010/11 Increase 2,386
2011/12 Decrease 2,204
2012/13 Increase 2,358
2013/14 Increase 2,398
2014/15 Decrease 2,334
Original company Great Western Railway
1933 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Chetnole from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Chetnole railway station is a small rural station serving the village of Chetnole, Dorset, England. The station is on the Heart of Wessex Line 21¼ miles (34 km) north of Weymouth towards Westbury.


The station was opened on 11 September 1933, being originally built of timber. This was replaced by a concrete structure, believed to be in the 1960s. The line was singled in 1968.


Great Western Railway operate services between Gloucester and Weymouth via Bristol Temple Meads & Westbury (8 per day each way on weekdays & Saturdays, 3-5 each way on Sundays depending on the time of year). South West Trains runs an additional service running once on a Saturday between Weymouth and Yeovil Junction operating from late May to early September each year.[1]

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Maiden Newton   Great Western Railway
Heart of Wessex Line
  South West Trains
Heart of Wessex Line (Saturdays Only)


  1. Table 123 National Rail timetable, May 2016


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