Chichester railway station

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Chichester National Rail
Chichester
Location
Place Chichester
Local authority Chichester
Grid reference SU858043
Operations
Station code CCH
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  2.265 million
2005/06 Increase 2.401 million
2006/07 Increase 2.600 million
2007/08 Increase 2.763 million
2008/09 Increase 2.917 million
2009/10 Increase 2.984 million
2010/11 Increase 3.144 million
2011/12 Increase 3.190 million
- Interchange 29,790
2012/13 Increase 3.236 million
- Interchange Increase 33,422
History
Key dates Opened 15 March 1847 (15 March 1847)
1957-1958 station extensively rebuilt
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Chichester from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Chichester railway station is a railway station in the city of Chichester in West Sussex, England. The station is a short walk from the city centre, and about a 10-minute walk from the university.

The station 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 only other operator is First Great Western.

Chichester has services to London Victoria via Gatwick Airport, Brighton, Portsmouth, Southampton, Littlehampton and long-distance services to Wales and the west country.

Facilities[edit]

  • Ticket office (three windows)
  • Telephones
  • Two platforms
  • Automatic ticket gates
  • Sheltered seating
  • Vending machines
  • Taxi rank
  • Toilets
  • Car park
  • Chichester bus depot and bus station opposite station, with buses serving all of Sussex by Stagecoach South and National Express

Services[edit]

A 1906 Railway Clearing House Junction Diagram showing (upper left) railways in the vicinity of Chichester
A Class 158 forming a First Great Western service

Typical off-peak weekday services are:

  • xx:05 - Semi-Fast Service to Southampton Central from London Victoria.
  • xx:11 - Fast Service to London Victoria via Horsham from Southampton Central.
  • xx:14 - Stopping Service to Portsmouth and Southsea from Littlehampton.
  • xx:22 - Fast Service to Southampton Central from Brighton.
  • xx:30 - Semi-Fast Service to Brighton from Southampton Central.
  • xx:35 - Fast Service to Portsmouth Harbour from London Victoria.
  • xx:37 - Stopping Service to Littlehampton from Portsmouth and Southsea.
  • xx:41 - Fast Service to London Victoria from Portsmouth Harbour
  • xx:53 - Fast Service to Portsmouth Harbour from Brighton
  • xx:56 - Stopping Service to Brighton from Portsmouth Harbour.

In addition to the standard off-peak services, there are occasional trains to Great Malvern, Cardiff or Worcester, operated by First Great Western.

There used to be branch lines north to Midhurst and an additional three platforms.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Barnham   Southern
West Coastway
  Fishbourne
Southbourne
Emsworth
Havant
Barnham   First Great Western
Worcester-Brighton
  Havant
Disused railways
Lavant   Midhurst Railways   Terminus
Terminus   West Sussex Railway   Selsey

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Coordinates: 50°49′55″N 0°46′56″W / 50.83194°N 0.78222°W / 50.83194; -0.78222