Clandon railway station

Clandon railway station is located in the village of West Clandon in Surrey, England. It is 25 miles 26 chains (40.8 km) down the line from London Waterloo.

Clandon
National Rail
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Clandon railway station
LocationWest Clandon, Guildford
England
Coordinates51°15′50″N 0°30′11″W / 51.264°N 0.503°W / 51.264; -0.503Coordinates: 51°15′50″N 0°30′11″W / 51.264°N 0.503°W / 51.264; -0.503
Grid referenceTQ045527
Managed bySouth Western Railway
Platforms2
Other information
Station codeCLA
ClassificationDfT category E
History
Opened1885
Passengers
2015/16Increase 0.222 million
2016/17Increase 0.223 million
2017/18Decrease 0.206 million
2018/19Decrease 0.203 million
2019/20Decrease 0.185 million
Notes
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

The station is managed by South Western Railway, who provide the majority of train services; Southern also provide some peak period services.

It is situated on the New Guildford Line between Waterloo and Guildford via Cobham or Epsom.

ServicesEdit

South Western Railway

Southern (Peak Time Only)

Accidents and incidentsEdit

  • On 4 January 2019, a 51-year-old male passenger was fatally stabbed on board a South Western Railway service from Guildford to London Waterloo, as it was travelling between London Road and Clandon stations. The train was stopped at the next station along the line, Horsley, to allow emergency services to deal with the incident. The suspect in the stabbing exited the train at Clandon and was arrested the following day.[1] The suspect, Darren Pencille, was subsequently found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Surrey train stabbing: Suspect arrested along with a woman". BBC News. Retrieved 27 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Darren Pencille: Train killer 'would panic during rail journeys'". BBC News. Retrieved 13 July 2019.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   National Rail Following station
Horsley   South Western Railway
Waterloo-Guildford via Cobham
Waterloo-Guildford via Epsom
  London Road (Guildford)
Horsley   Southern
Peak periods only
  London Road (Guildford)