Sway railway station

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Sway National Rail
Sway
Location
Place Sway
Local authority New Forest
Grid reference SZ275984
Operations
Station code SWY
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  86,574
2005/06 Increase87,303
2006/07 Increase88,056
2007/08 Increase97,285
2008/09 Increase97,652
2009/10 Decrease93,958
2010/11 Increase108,946
2013/14 Decrease105,220
History
Original company London and South Western Railway
Pre-grouping London and South Western Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
6 March 1888 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Sway from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Sway railway station is a railway station serving the village of Sway in Hampshire, England. It is located on the South Western Main Line from London Waterloo to Weymouth.

The station is served by South West Trains, who operate stopping services from London Waterloo to Poole throughout the day.

The station has two platforms:

  • Platform 1 - for through services towards Southampton.
  • Platform 2 - for through services towards Bournemouth and Weymouth.

Both platforms can only accommodate trains of up to 5 coaches, longer trains only open the doors in the first 5 or 4 coaches depending on the type of unit operating the service.

The station was formerly the location of a Camping coach.

Services[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Brockenhurst   South West Trains
London-Poole stopping services
  New Milton

Coordinates: 50°47′06″N 1°36′36″W / 50.785°N 1.610°W / 50.785; -1.610