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 Chester-Le-Street 

Station Usage

In 2022/2023, Chester-Le-Street had 118,086 entries and exits, making it the 1,536th most used, out of 2,575 stations in Great Britain.
1536/2575
It ranked 883rd busiest (out of 997), with 168 scheduled services per week.
883/997
That's a daily average of 323.52 passengers starting or ending their journey here and 13.52 passengers per service, giving it the 734th (out of 1,659) passenger to service ratio.
734/1659

Service sample data based on scheduled services during the first week of the May 22 timetable.

Usage stats in detail

Standard price entries & exits: 14,508
Reduced price entries & exits: 92,054
Season ticket entries & exits: 11,524
Total entries & exits: 118,086
Interchanges made between connecting services: 0
Change in usage from 21/22: -30,606 : -20.58%
A detailed breakdown of passenger journeys between individual stations can be found in our origin/destination matrix pages.

Platform Lengths

Plat.MetresVF*Notes
Down110399
Up110399
*VF = Vicki Feet: the unit of measurement for platform lengths, as used in the excellent All The Stations. Conversion rate: YouTube video
Data derived from Network Rail timetable planning rules 2025 (Jan 2024)

Service Patterns

Current Timetables

TableDescriptionTimetable
004Glasgow & Edinburgh - Newcastle - York, Leeds & LondonMay24
013Long distance services to and from Birmingham (North-South)May24
095Liverpool & Manchester - Leeds & The North East via HuddersfieldMay24
To view timetables for other dateranges and routes, please visit our timetables page.

Usage History


Change between 1997 & 2023: +50,328 (+74.28%)

Reasons for change:
2013-14 Reason for increase unclear

Location Details

Location: Chester-Le-Street
CRS: CLS / NLC: 7736 / TIPLOC(S): CLST
Station Facility Owner: Northern Trains
OS Grid Ref: 427175 551160
Constituency: North Durham
Local Authority: County Durham
NR Region: North East
ELR: ECM5 71m 72ch

Fares

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Origin/Destination Matrix

Top 5 jouneys from Chester-Le-Street during 2022/2023:
•Newcastle (37,499 journeys)
•York (6,357 journeys)
•Darlington (2,784 journeys)
•Durham (2,595 journeys)
•Leeds (2,317 journeys)
Full reports can be created on our dedicataed ODM Pages.

Neighbouring Stations

Below are Chester-Le-Street's neighbouring stations, and the distance to them in miles. Click on a station to view details for that location.
StationMiles
Durham5.76
Newcastle8.30