Ifield railway station
|Local authority||Crawley, West Sussex|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|1 June 1907||Opened (Lyons Crossing Halt)|
|6 July 1907||Renamed (Ifield Halt)|
|1 January 1917||Closed|
|3 May 1920||Reopened|
|6 July 1930||Renamed (Ifield)|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* 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, and is 31.8 miles (51 km) miles from London Bridge. Train services are provided by Southern.
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.
The typical off peak service from the station is:
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Arun Valley Line
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations, Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, ISBN 1-85260-508-1, p. 126.
- Body, Geoffrey (1989). PSL field guide to the railways of Southern Region. Wellingborough: Patrick stephens Ltd. p. 116. ISBN 1-85260-297-X.
- 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 2007-01-21.