Moulsecoomb railway station

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Moulsecoomb National Rail
Moulsecoomb
Location
Place Moulsecoomb
Local authority Brighton and Hove
Grid reference TQ325069
Operations
Station code MCB
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 0.215 million
2005/06 Increase 0.260 million
2006/07 Increase 0.275 million
2007/08 Increase 0.333 million
2008/09 Decrease 0.329 million
2009/10 Increase 0.334 million
2010/11 Increase 0.353 million
2011/12 Increase 0.375 million
2012/13 Increase 0.407 million
History
Key dates Opened May 1980 (May 1980)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Moulsecoomb from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Moulsecoomb Railway Station serves Moulsecoomb and Hollingdean, both suburbs of Brighton in East Sussex, England. Train services from the station are provided by Southern, and the station is on the East Coastway Line.

The station was opened in May 1980 — the first completely new station on the then Southern Region since the Beeching Axe.[1] It is located adjacent to the Moulsecoomb campus of the University of Brighton.

The station has separate entrances to each platform; these are connected by a footbridge which also serves as a public right of way. The entrance to Platform 1 (the westbound platform) is via a set of steps from Queensdown School Road, a steeply sloping cul-de-sac off the main A270 Lewes Road. Platform 2 is reached from a path leading from the end of Crespin Way, another cul-de-sac at the eastern edge of the Hollingdean estate.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service is:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
London Road (Brighton)   Southern
East Coastway Line
  Falmer

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Surrey and Sussex by Rail (1988), p.29 (ISBN 0-7117-0331-0).

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Coordinates: 50°50′47″N 0°07′08″W / 50.84639°N 0.11889°W / 50.84639; -0.11889