Grateley railway station
|Local authority||Test Valley|
|Managed by||South West Trains|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 1857|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Grateley from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
The station opened on 1 May 1857. It was built 3⁄4 mile (1.2 km) southwest of Grateley village, near the hamlet of Palestine, after the local landowner objected to it being built any closer. Since then, a new settlement has grown up around the station.
The station has few facilities and is unmanned. There is a self-service ticket machine on platform 1 and smartcard readers on both platforms. There are two car parks for the large number of commuters who use the station. Displays on each platform show the next two trains. All trains are operated by South West Trains.
South West Trains operates an hourly service between London Waterloo and Salisbury with limited extensions to Bristol Temple Meads, Exeter St Davids and Yeovil Pen Mill. A seasonal service runs once each way on a Saturday between Waterloo and Weymouth, operating from late May to early September.
Trains are once per hour each way on weekdays, then decreasing to once every two hours each way on Sundays.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Andover||South West Trains
West of England Main Line
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