Shepperton railway station

Shepperton National Rail
Place Shepperton
Local authority Borough of Spelthorne
Grid reference TQ081676
Station code SHP
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 1
DfT category D
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 Increase 0.339 million
2005/06 Increase 0.341 million
2006/07 Increase 0.365 million
2007/08 Increase 0.443 million
2008/09 Decrease 0.439 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.408 million
2010/11 Increase 0.422 million
2011/12 Increase 0.423 million
2012/13 Increase 0.427 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.419 million
2014/15 Increase 0.443 million
Opened 1 November 1864
Electrified 30 January 1916
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Shepperton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Shepperton railway station is a passenger station serving Shepperton, a small town or large village, in Surrey, England. The station and all trains serving it are operated by South West Trains. The station is a terminus with one platform operational[n 1] and a large station/office building. Ian Allan Publishing has its offices at the west end of the station, and the company bought the Pullman car "Malaga" for hospitality sited near the terminus buffers.


The Shepperton branch opened to passengers on 1 November 1864. The original scheme intended that it would extend to a terminus on the Middlesex bank of the River Thames just east of Chertsey Bridge, but this plan was abandoned in 1862.[1] The curve linking Fulwell and Teddington initially opened only to freight on 1 July 1894 and first carried passengers on 1 June 1901. The line was electrified on 30 January 1916.

Journey times fell from 1916 on electrification of services and were on a timetable which was semi-fast (semi-stopping) before becoming entirely stopping later.

...[Shepperton railway station is] within 40 minutes of Waterloo...[New bungalows] Two minutes from station.
Advertisement of C. Davis owner and builder of the Orchard Estate of bungalows, Shepperton, Middlesex Chronicle. October 18, 1938

The original terminus included cattle sidings and a turntable (removed August 1942).[2]


The weekday service at the station can be summarised hourly as:

The Saturday service is as on other weekdays without the extra services routed via Twickenham. On Sundays the service is hourly.[3]

The ticket office opens infrequently, but a ticket machine is provided.

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Notes and references

  1. Much of the disused north platform remains.
  1. London's Local Railways by Alan A. Jackson, Capital Transport (1999); ISBN 1-85414-209-7
  2. Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith. Kingston and Hounslow Loops including the Shepperton Branch. Middleton Press. ISBN 0-906520-83-5.
  3. National Rail Timetables for Shepperton Station
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Coordinates: 51°23′48.7″N 0°26′48.1″W / 51.396861°N 0.446694°W / 51.396861; -0.446694

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