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 Gillingham (Dorset) 

Station Usage

In 2022/2023, Gillingham (Dorset) had 277,934 entries and exits, making it the 1,064th most used, out of 2,575 stations in Great Britain.
It ranked 758th busiest (out of 997), with 309 scheduled services per week.
That's a daily average of 761.46 passengers starting or ending their journey here and 17.30 passengers per service, giving it the 578th (out of 1,659) passenger to service ratio.

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

Usage stats in detail

Standard price entries & exits: 41,408
Reduced price entries & exits: 206,578
Season ticket entries & exits: 29,948
Total entries & exits: 277,934
Interchanges made between connecting services: 0
Change in usage from 21/22: +51,224 : 22.59%
A detailed breakdown of passenger journeys between individual stations can be found in our origin/destination matrix pages.

Platform Lengths

1 - Up149541Bi directional. Only 140m in up direction
2 - Down Passenger Loop149541Bi directional. Only 140m in up direction
*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

284London & Basingstoke - Salisbury - Honiton - Yeovil - ExeterMay24
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Usage History

Change between 1997 & 2023: +35,012 (+14.41%)

Location Details

Location: Gillingham (Dorset)
Station Facility Owner: South Western Railway
OS Grid Ref: 380985 126102
Constituency: North Dorset
Local Authority: Dorset
NR Region: South West
ELR: BAE2 105m 18ch


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Origin/Destination Matrix

Top 5 jouneys from Gillingham (Dorset) during 2022/2023:
•London Waterloo (39,089 journeys)
•Salisbury (37,723 journeys)
•Tisbury (13,362 journeys)
•Sherborne (7,030 journeys)
•Clapham Junction (5,275 journeys)
Full reports can be created on our dedicataed ODM Pages.

Neighbouring Stations

Below are Gillingham (Dorset)'s neighbouring stations, and the distance to them in miles. Click on a station to view details for that location.