Bedhampton railway station

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Bedhampton National Rail
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Bedhampton station
Location
Place Bedhampton
Local authority Havant
Grid reference SU707065
Operations
Station code BDH
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2010/11 Increase 115,866
2011/12 Increase 249,226
2012/13 Decrease 171,554
2013/14 Decrease 145,468
2014/15 Decrease 136,952
History
Key dates Opened 1 April 1906 (1 April 1906)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Bedhampton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Railways in the Portsmouth area
Portsmouth Direct Line
to London Waterloo via Guildford
West Coastway Line
to Southampton
West Coastway Line
to Brighton & London Victoria
Portchester
Havant
M27
Bedhampton
Cosham
A3(M)
A27
Portsbridge Creek
Hilsea
Southsea Railway 1885-1914
Fratton
Jessie Road Bridge Halt
Albert Road Bridge Halt
Portsmouth & Southsea
East Southsea
Admiralty Line
to HMNB Portsmouth
Portsmouth Harbour
FastCat
to Ryde Pier Head
Gosport Ferry
to Gosport

Bedhampton railway station serves the former village of Bedhampton, now a suburb lying a mile west of the centre of Havant, in Hampshire, England.

History[edit]

Opened in 1906 as "Bedhampton Halt", the station was at first staffed separately but in the late 1940s it came under the control of Havant and since then it has been manned only part-time: a ticket office on Platform 2 (Portsmouth bound) is staffed during the peak morning rush hour.

In August 2007 the old platform surfaces were resurfaced, new shelters and railway gates added, and Platform 1 (Havant bound) was extended to make it suitable for longer trains.

Services[edit]

The station is located on a section of line which is common to the Portsmouth Direct Line from London (Waterloo) to Portsmouth (Portsmouth Harbour) and the West Coastway Line from Brighton to Southampton.

Although the nearest station westward is Cosham, until 2007 there were no direct services calling at both Cosham and Bedhampton. Passengers between these two stations had to travel to Hilsea or Fratton, both south of Bedhampton on the Portsmouth line, and change trains there. Today South West Trains operate a very limited late evening service between the two stations.

The typical off-peak service is as follows:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Havant   South West Trains
Portsmouth Direct Line
  Hilsea
Havant   Southern
West Coastway Line
  Hilsea

Gallery[edit]

Coordinates: 50°51′13″N 0°59′49″W / 50.85361°N 0.99694°W / 50.85361; -0.99694