Shanklin railway station

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Shanklin
Shanklin
Location
Place Shanklin
Local authority Isle of Wight
Coordinates 50°38′02″N 1°10′45″W / 50.633767°N 1.179073°W / 50.633767; -1.179073Coordinates: 50°38′02″N 1°10′45″W / 50.633767°N 1.179073°W / 50.633767; -1.179073
Grid reference SZ580819
Operations
Station code SHN
Managed by Island Line Trains
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 0.342 million
2005/06 Increase0.345 million
2006/07 Increase0.383 million
2007/08 Decrease0.369 million
2008/09 Decrease0.359 million
2009/10 Decrease0.339 million
2010/11 Increase0.346 million
History
Key dates Opened 23 August 1864 (23 August 1864)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Shanklin from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Shanklin railway station is a railway station serving Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. It is the present terminus of the Island Line from Ryde, although the line used to continue to Wroxall and Ventnor. The station now has one platform with a ticket office and a small shop with the second platform now in use as a flower bed. The former subway has been filled in.

Passengers can change onto Southern Vectis buses to Ventnor and St Lawrence.

Rail services[edit]

All rail services are operated by Island Line Trains. There are two departures an hour to Ryde Pier Head which connect with Wightlink Ferries which take passengers to Portsmouth Harbour Station.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Terminus   Island Line Trains
Island Line
  Lake
Disused railways
Wroxall   Southern Region
IoWR : Main line
  Sandown

Bus routes[edit]

A Wightbus Railink bus leaving the station at Shanklin.

The following buses run from Shanklin Station or nearby. All services, unless noted, are run exclusively by Southern Vectis.

No. Destinations Frequency (Mon-Sat daytime) Departure Point Notes
2 Sandown
or Godshill, Rookley and Newport
30 minutes Co-op
3 Sandown, Brading and Ryde
or Ventnor, Wroxall, then Newport
30 minutes Station forecourt
22 Sibden Hill
or Perowne Way and Sandown
Hourly (reduced on Saturdays) Co-op
23 Sibden Hill
or Lake Morrisons, Alverstone and Newport
Hourly (limited hours) Co-op
24 Sandown and Yaverland (Culver Way)
or Shanklin Esplanade
Three journeys Co-op
Summer only tourist services
''''Shanklin Steamer Esplanade, Old Village, Town Centre 30 minutes Station Forecourt
Island Coaster Sandown, Brading and Ryde
or Esplanade, Ventnor, Blackgang Chine, Freshwater Bay, Alum Bay, Yarmouth
2 Hourly Station Forecourt Partial restoration of the pre-2006 route 7 Island Explorer buses

Gallery[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Sandown Bay Bus Map - also shows rail service but not the Summer-only services or services run by Wightbus.