Chichester railway station

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Chichester National Rail
Chichester Station West Sussex.jpg
Location
PlaceChichester
Local authorityChichester
Grid referenceSU858043
Operations
Station codeCCH
Managed bySouthern
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryC2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 3.269 million
– Interchange Decrease 32,626
2014/15Decrease 3.233 million
– Interchange Increase 33,108
2015/16Decrease 3.231 million
– Interchange Decrease 30,862
2016/17Decrease 2.608 million
– Interchange Decrease 26,038
2017/18Increase 2.842 million
– Interchange Increase 29,831
History
Key datesOpened 8 June 1846[1] (8 June 1846[1])
1957-1958station extensively rebuilt
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Chichester from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Chichester railway station is a railway station in the city of Chichester in West Sussex, England. It is 28 miles 51 chains (46.09 km) from Brighton.[2]

The station is located on the West Coastway Line which runs between Brighton and Southampton. The station and the majority of trains serving it are operated by Southern. The only other operator is Great Western Railway, which operates a limited number of trains at the station.

Chichester has services to London Victoria via Gatwick Airport, Brighton, Portsmouth, Southampton, Littlehampton and long-distance services to Wales and the West Country.

A 1906 Railway Clearing House Junction Diagram showing (upper left) railways in the vicinity of Chichester

There used to be branch lines north to Midhurst and an additional two platforms which were up and down bay platforms at the west end of the station.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Barnham   Southern
West Coastway
  Fishbourne
    Southbourne
    Emsworth
    Havant
Barnham   Great Western Railway
Great Malvern/Bristol/Cardiff-Brighton
  Havant
Disused railways
Lavant   Midhurst Railways   Terminus
Terminus   West Sussex Railway   Selsey

References[edit]

  1. ^ Southern Region Record by R.H.Clark
  2. ^ Yonge, John (November 2008) [1994]. Jacobs, Gerald (ed.). Railway Track Diagrams 5: Southern & TfL (3rd ed.). Bradford on Avon: Trackmaps. map 20D. ISBN 978-0-9549866-4-3.

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Coordinates: 50°49′55″N 0°46′56″W / 50.83194°N 0.78222°W / 50.83194; -0.78222