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Written by Mitchell Wyatt - 30 Sep 2005
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Location notes
The line is in the south west of London, near Wimbledon, and not to far from Clapham Junction. It is situated on the mainlines from London Waterloo going to places like Alton, Basingstoke and Portsmouth.
Railway type and traffic
The railway has a branch line diverting of from both sides of the line (one coming in and one going out). There are 2 slow lines and 2 fast lines through the station.
Its a station for the with platforms for the 2 slow lines only.
Its about 15 minutes from Clapham Junction and 2 minutes from Wimbledon. Probably not the greatest of places to be on a Friday or Saturday evening.
Road directions
From the A3 follow the signs towards Wimbledon along either the A238 or A298 and the station is signposted.

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Raynes Park Station map co-ordinates
The station has a car park.
Public transport
There is a direct service to London waterloo get a train straight to Raynes Park. From London Victoria change at Clapham Junction for a train to Wimbledon or Raynes Park. By bus the 57, 131, 163 and 200 services go from Wimbledon to Raynes Park station.

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There are toilets on the station. Outside the station there is a small fish and chip shop just a minutes walk form station, althoughthere is nothing to eat on he station it self. There are 2 pubs with in 3 minutes walk.
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Raynes Park Station

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Raynes Park Station

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Photographic notes
The station runs roughly east to west and so favours trains heading out of London from around mid morning. The platforms are staggerd so there are ample opportunites for 'off the end' shots.

General views - All photographs © Mitchell Wyatt unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east

Fig 1 - Looking east

This view shows the staggered nature of the platforms.

Fig 2- Looking west

Fig 2- Looking west

From the end of platform 2

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