Ifield railway station

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Ifield National Rail
Ifieldhalt.jpg
Location
PlaceIfield
Local authorityCrawley, West Sussex
Grid referenceTQ250366
Operations
Station codeIFI
Managed bySouthern
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 0.356 million
2014/15Decrease 0.354 million
2015/16Decrease 0.349 million
2016/17Decrease 0.288 million
2017/18Increase 0.310 million
History
1 June 1907Opened (Lyons Crossing Halt)
6 July 1907Renamed (Ifield Halt)
1 January 1917Closed
3 May 1920Reopened
6 July 1930[1]Renamed (Ifield)
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Ifield from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Ifield railway station serves the neighbourhoods of Ifield and Gossops Green in the West Sussex town of Crawley, England. It is on the Arun Valley Line, 31 miles 66 chains (51.2 km) down the line from London Bridge, measured via Redhill.[2] Train services are provided by Thameslink and Southern.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 1 June 1907 as Lyons Crossing Halt, although it became known as Ifield Halt later that year. It was one of a series of unstaffed intermediate halts set up by the London Brighton and South Coast Railway, to be worked by rail motor trains. It became known simply as Ifield station from 1930.[3]

Services[edit]

The typical off peak service from the station is:

These services are operated by Thameslink

Additional trains run by Southern stop during the peak hours

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Crawley   Southern
Arun Valley Line limited service
  Faygate
  Thameslink
Arun Valley Line
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations, Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, ISBN 1-85260-508-1, p. 126.
  2. ^ Yonge, John (November 2008) [1994]. Jacobs, Gerald (ed.). Railway Track Diagrams 5: Southern & TfL (3rd ed.). Bradford on Avon: Trackmaps. map 19B. ISBN 978-0-9549866-4-3.
  3. ^ Hudson, T.P., ed. (1987). "Ifield". A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 3: Bramber Rape (North-Eastern Part) including Crawley New Town. Oxford: Institute of Historical Research by Oxford University Press. pp. 53–60. ISBN 0-19-722768-6. Retrieved 21 January 2007.

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Coordinates: 51°06′58″N 0°12′54″W / 51.116°N 0.215°W / 51.116; -0.215