Chilworth

 In Britain, Daily Ticket, Southern Platform

Situated in deepest rural Surrey, on the south side of the North Downs, Chilworth station is still open and services a small village on the orbital line between Redhill and Guildford. Nowadays, trains travel between Reading and Redhill, with some passing through on the way to Gatwick Airport. Read more about the station here.

This Southern Railway ticket is an example of a type from earlier in the 20th century. On the back, the ticket is stamped 30th September 1953 with some quite formidable terms and conditions for use. Just how quiet this station was is shown by this being only the 215th ticket sold, even of this elderly type that was obsolete before the 2nd World War, let alone after nationalisation in 1948 when the Southern Railway ceased to exist.

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