Fishersgate railway station

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Fishersgate National Rail
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Location
Place Southwick
Local authority Adur
Coordinates 50°50′03″N 0°13′08″W / 50.83417°N 0.21889°W / 50.83417; -0.21889Coordinates: 50°50′03″N 0°13′08″W / 50.83417°N 0.21889°W / 50.83417; -0.21889
Grid reference TQ255054
Operations
Station code FSG
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.106 million
2012/13 Increase 0.113 million
2013/14 Increase 0.114 million
2014/15 Increase 0.122 million
2015/16 Increase 0.124 million
History
Original company London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Pre-grouping London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
3 September 1905 Opened as Fishersgate Halt
5 May 1969 Renamed Fishersgate
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Fishersgate from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Fishersgate railway station is a railway station in West Sussex, England, serving the area known as Fishersgate between Portslade and Southwick at the most eastern edge of the County of West Sussex bordering the boundary of Brighton and Hove City Council. The station is operated by Southern.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway on 3 September 1905, and was originally named Fishersgate Halt. On 5 May 1969 it was renamed Fishersgate.[1]

There is step-free access to both platforms.

The station is operated by Southern and is on the West Coastway Line. It has no ticket office but there are PERTIS 'Permit to Travel' passenger-operated ticket-issuing machines at the entrances to each platform. And a self-service ticket machine which takes cash or credit cards.

Services[edit]

As of 2015, the standard off-peak train service is:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Portslade   Southern
West Coastway Line
  Southwick

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 97. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

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