Bitterne railway station

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Bitterne National Rail
Bitterne
Bitterne Station
Location
Place Bitterne
Local authority Southampton
Grid reference SU438133
Operations
Station code BTE
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  47,315
2005/06 Decrease 46,477
2006/07 Increase 51,123
2007/08 Increase 56,813
2008/09 Increase 67,990
2009/10 Increase 69,454
2010/11 Increase 83,608
2011/12 Increase 86,720
2012/13 Increase 96,668
History
Key dates Opened 5 March 1866 (5 March 1866)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Bitterne from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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View NW, towards Southampton in 1963

Bitterne railway station is located in eastern Southampton, England. It is on the main Southampton to Portsmouth coastal line, and serves the suburbs of Bitterne, Bitterne Manor, Bitterne Park and Midanbury.

History[edit]

The station was opened in the 1860s as Bitterne Road railway station. The station itself is located a mile west of Bitterne village, although original plans for the railway line would have seen the railway pass right through the centre of the village.

Services[edit]

Most train services are operated by South West Trains. Many services pass through Bitterne station, particularly on the Brighton and London lines. Trains run hourly to Southampton Central and Portsmouth and Southsea, calling at all stations en route.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Woolston   South West Trains
West Coastway Line
  St Denys

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Coordinates: 50°55′05″N 1°22′37″W / 50.918°N 1.377°W / 50.918; -1.377