Lake railway station

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National Rail
LocationLake, Isle of Wight
United Kingdom
Grid referenceSZ590833
Managed byIsland Line
Other information
Station codeLKE
ClassificationDfT category F2
Opened11 May 1987
Key dates
1 January 2021Closed for re-electrification
Late 2021To Reopened (after re-electrification)
2015/16Decrease 52,310
2016/17Increase 53,786
2017/18Decrease 47,602
2018/19Decrease 43,236
2019/20Decrease 37,574
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Lake railway station is a station on the Isle of Wight serving the village of Lake, situated in a quiet residential area not far from Lake Cliff Gardens and the beach at Sandown Bay. Until the construction of an interchange station with the Isle of Wight Steam Railway at Smallbrook Junction in 1991, this station was the newest on the island having opened by British Rail in 1987. The Station is formed of a single wooden platform with a shelter. The station is served by South Western Railway under their Island Line branding using Class 484 units formed from refurbished Ex London Underground D78 Stock. This follows the retirement of the Class 483 units which were formed from former London Underground 1938 Tube Stock.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Shanklin   Island Line


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Coordinates: 50°38′47″N 1°09′59″W / 50.6463°N 1.1664°W / 50.6463; -1.1664