Bramber railway station

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Bramber
Bramber Railway Station.jpg
Location
Place Bramber
Area Horsham, West Sussex
Coordinates 50°52′51″N 0°18′56″W / 50.88093°N 0.31549°W / 50.88093; -0.31549Coordinates: 50°52′51″N 0°18′56″W / 50.88093°N 0.31549°W / 50.88093; -0.31549
Grid reference TQ186104
Operations
Pre-grouping London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Southern Region of British Railways
Platforms 2
History
October 1861 Opened
7 March 1966 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Bramber was a railway station in England on the Steyning Line which served the village of Bramber. The station was patronised by tourists visiting nearby Bramber Castle, Potter's Museum and the village. In order to accommodate the special excursion trains the station platforms were extra long.[1]

The railway closed as a result of the Beeching Axe in 1966 and now forms part of the Downs Link footpath. Little remains of the station today, which now forms part of a traffic roundabout and the adjoining 'Bramber Garden Nursery'; however a complete station namesign, with individually carved wooden letters, has been preserved within the public area of the nursery.[2][3]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Steyning   British Rail
Southern Region

Steyning Line
  Shoreham-by-sea

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