Ifield railway station

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Ifield National Rail
Ifield
Location
Place Ifield
Local authority Crawley, West Sussex
Grid reference TQ250366
Operations
Station code IFI
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.237 million
2005/06 Increase 0.240 million
2006/07 Increase 0.267 million
2007/08 Increase 0.290 million
2008/09 Increase 0.299 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.278 million
2010/11 Increase 0.307 million
2011/12 Increase 0.337 million
2012/13 Increase 0.347 million
History
1 June 1907 Opened (Lyons Crossing Halt)
6 July 1907 Renamed (Ifield Halt)
1 January 1917 Closed
3 May 1920 Reopened
6 July 1930[1] Renamed (Ifield)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Ifield from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Ifield railway station serves the neighbourhoods of Ifield and Gossops Green in the West Sussex town of Crawley, England. It is on the Arun Valley Line, and is 31.8 miles (51 km) miles from London Bridge.[2] Train services are provided by Southern.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 1 June 1907 as Lyons Crossing Halt, although it became known as Ifield Halt later that year. It was one of a series of unstaffed intermediate halts set up by the London Brighton and South Coast Railway, to be worked by rail motor trains. It became known simply as Ifield station from 1930.[3]

Services[edit]

The typical off peak service from the station is:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Crawley   Southern
Arun Valley Line
  Faygate or
Littlehaven

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations, Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, ISBN 1-85260-508-1, p. 126.
  2. ^ Body, Geoffrey (1989). PSL field guide to the railways of Southern Region. Wellingborough: Patrick stephens Ltd. p. 116. ISBN 1-85260-297-X. 
  3. ^ Hudson, T.P. (ed.) (1987). "Ifield". A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 3: Bramber Rape (North-Eastern Part) including Crawley New Town. Oxford: Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press. pp. 53–60. ISBN 0-19-722768-6. Retrieved 2007-01-21. 

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Coordinates: 51°06′58″N 0°12′54″W / 51.116°N 0.215°W / 51.116; -0.215