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Written by Mark Bearton - 25 Jan 2005
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Location notes
Hersham is a station on the South-Western Main Line from London Waterloo to Basingstoke.
Railway type and traffic
There is a half-hourly stopping service on the slow lines, usually class 455 units, with an intensive non-stop service on the Fast Lines provided by a variety of South West Trains' DMUs and EMUs.
The station comprises two platforms, either side of the four tracks, on the Up and Down Slow lines. The station is relatively quiet outside the peak-hours.
Road directions
Heading south on the A3, south of the Tolworth roundabout, take the A309 to it\'s junction with the A307, turning left onto this towards Esher. Fork right onto the A244 and at a roundabout before Hersham, turn right. This road leads you under the railway at Hersham Station.

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Hersham Station map co-ordinates
Parking is likely to be restricted in the vicinity of the station, though there may well be residential roads nearby.
Public transport
There is a half-hourly service from London Waterloo to Hersham.

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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Hersham Station

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Streetmap links
Hersham Station general view map
Hersham Station close up map

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Hersham Station

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Photographic notes
The light is best here in the early morning for London-bound trains, and in the afternoon for trains heading away from London. The lines are paired by direction.

General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east

Fig 1 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 3 - Looking west

Fig 3 - Looking west

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