Dorking Deepdene (DPD)

Dorking Deepdene is a stop on the North Downs Line between Dorking West and Betchworth. It is within walking distance of Dorking station though the lines are not connected.

Type: National Rail
(North Downs Line)
Station code: DPD
Opened: 1851
Platforms: 2
The station was opened by the Reading, Reigate & Guildford Railway in 1851 as Box Hill & Leatherhead Road (quickly shortened to just Box Hill). In 1923 the station, which was by now part of the Southern Railway, was renamed Deepdene to avoid confusion with the nearby Box Hill & Westhumble station. Finally the station was renamed Dorking Deepdene in 1987.

The station is served by services along the North Downs Line between Reading and either Reigate or Gatwick Airport. There are up to two trains an hour in both directions. All services are run by Great Western Railway.

The station is on an embankment with steps up from the street level. The station is unstaffed with a ticket machine at street level. A couple of bus shelters and passenger information screens are at platform level.
GWR 165 128 arrives with a Reading bound service

Looking down the line

GWR 166 204 departs

Station entrance and ticket machine

Waiting to depart

GWR 166 203 at the station