Dormans railway station

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Dormans
National Rail
Dormans Railway Station.jpg
LocationDormansland and Dormans Park, District of Tandridge
England
Grid referenceTQ396415
Managed bySouthern
Platforms2
Other information
Station codeDMS
ClassificationDfT category E
History
Opened10 March 1884
Passengers
2015/16Increase 0.125 million
2016/17Decrease 0.111 million
2017/18Steady 0.111 million
2018/19Increase 0.115 million
2019/20Decrease 0.112 million
Notes
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Dormans railway station is on the East Grinstead branch of the Oxted line in southern England and serves Dormansland and Dormans Park in Surrey. It is 27 miles 62 chains (44.70 km) from London Bridge, although off peak trains run to and from London Victoria. The station is managed by Southern.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 10 March 1884 as part of the Croydon, Oxted & East Grinstead Railway along with the additional branch lines to Crowhurst South Junction (now closed) and Eridge.[1]

The line through Dormans was electrified with 750 V DC third rail in 1987.[citation needed]

Facilities and Connections[edit]

Dormans station has a ticket office (with waiting area) which is staffed during Monday-Friday mornings only (06:30-10:15). There is a self-service ticket machine at the station although there are no ticket barriers. Passenger help points and seated areas can be found on both platforms. There is also a small cycle storage area at the entrance to the station.

The London bound platform at the station is accessible however the East Grinstead platform is only reachable by the stepped footbridge so isn't accessible.[2]

The Metrobus operated 281 bus route stops close to the entrance of the station and provides hourly connections to Lingfield and Crawley.[3]

Services[edit]

Off-peak, all services at Dormans are operated by Southern. The typical off-peak service in trains per hour is:[4]

During the peak hours, additional services call at the station including Thameslink services to Luton and Bedford via London Bridge.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Southern
Oxted Line
East Grinstead Branch
Thameslink

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History: Dormans Station".
  2. ^ "Dormans Station Information". Southern, July 2020.
  3. ^ "Route 281 timetable: Lingfield to Crawley" (PDF). Metrobus, April 2019.
  4. ^ "Timetable 29: Uckfield and East Grinstead to London" (PDF). Southern, December 2019.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°09′22″N 0°00′14″W / 51.156°N 0.004°W / 51.156; -0.004