Barnham railway station

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Not to be confused with Barnham railway station (Suffolk).
Barnham National Rail
Barnham
Location
Place Barnham
Local authority Arun, West Sussex
Grid reference SU958043
Operations
Station code BAA
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 3
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.742 million
2005/06 Increase 0.781 million
2006/07 Increase 0.866 million
2007/08 Increase 0.890 million
2008/09 Decrease 0.877 million
2009/10 Increase 0.895 million
2010/11 Increase 0.983 million
2011/12 Increase 0.991 million
- Interchange 0.865 million
2012/13 Increase 0.996 million
- Interchange Increase 0.900 million
History
Key dates Opened 1 June 1864 (1 June 1864)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Barnham from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Barnham (Sussex) Station in 1961

Barnham railway station is in West Sussex, England, serving the village of Barnham, around 5 miles north of Bognor Regis.

It is located on the West Coastway Line which runs between Brighton and Southampton. The station and the majority of trains serving it are operated by Southern. The other operator is First Great Western who run limited services to the West Country (normally Bristol Temple Meads or Cardiff Central). The station is served by Southern British Rail Classes 313 and 377s, and First Great Western British Rail Class 158s.

Services[edit]

Barnham is the junction station for the short branch to Bognor Regis. It is also a well-used interchange for passengers between slow and fast services. It has services to London Victoria via Gatwick Airport, Brighton, Portsmouth, Southampton, Littlehampton (via Ford) and the occasional long-distance services to the West Country. Trains travelling from east to west (i.e. heading towards Chichester and Bognor Regis) sometimes divide at Barnham.

  • Platform 1 - Bognor Regis from Barnham & Littlehampton, London Victoria via Horsham (Sundays)
  • Platform 2 - Westbound services towards Chichester, Portsmouth and Southampton, Bognor Regis from London
  • Platform 3 - Eastbound services towards Littlehampton, Brighton, London

Platforms 1 and 2 are bi-directional and can be used by trains from Chichester towards Ford, although this is a rare occurrence.

In off-peak services there are:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Angmering   Southern
West Coastway
(Brighton-Portsmouth or Southampton)
  Chichester
Ford
Horsham   Southern
West Coastway
(London-Portsmouth or Southampton via Horsham)
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Chichester
Ford or Littlehampton   Southern
West Coastway
Bognor branch
(via Horsham)
  Bognor Regis
Worthing   Southern
West Coastway
(London-Portsmouth via Hove)
Sundays Only
  Chichester
  First Great Western
Worcester-Brighton
Peak Times Only
 

Facilities[edit]

  • Ticket office (1 Window)
  • Quick ticket (2 machines)
  • Departure boards (2 on all 3 platforms and 3 in the Ticket office)
  • Coffee Shop
  • Whistle Stop Cafe
  • Waiting Room (x2)
  • Sheltered seating around whole station
  • Taxi Rank
  • Telephones (x1)
  • Toilets
  • Car Park
  • Bus stop (Opposite station and next to car park entrance)
  • Southern Train Crew Depot

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 1 August 1952, an electric multiple unit was derailed when points moved under it due to an electrical fault. Thirty-eight people were injured.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Earnshaw, Alan (1989). Trains in Trouble: Vol. 5. Penryn: Atlantic Books. p. 41. ISBN 0-906899-35-4. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°49′52″N 0°38′26″W / 50.83111°N 0.64056°W / 50.83111; -0.64056