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Lymington Pier railway station

Coordinates: 50°45′29″N 1°31′44″W / 50.758°N 1.529°W / 50.758; -1.529
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Lymington Pier
National Rail
General information
LocationLymington, New Forest
England
Grid referenceSZ332955
Managed bySouth Western Railway
Platforms1
Other information
Station codeLYP
ClassificationDfT category F1
History
Opened1 May 1884[1]
Passengers
2018/19Increase 0.137 million
2019/20Decrease 0.115 million
2020/21Decrease 20,976
2021/22Increase 75,764
2022/23Increase 80,680
Notes
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Lymington Pier railway station serves the harbour area of Lymington in Hampshire, England. It is 98 miles 15 chains (158.0 km) measured from London Waterloo and is the terminus of the Lymington Branch Line from Brockenhurst and provides a connection with ferry services to Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. It has one platform.

Facilities

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Lymington Pier, Hampshire (2010) by Peter Trimming

The station is unstaffed but has a self-service ticket machine for ticket purchases. There are no toilets at the station although there are toilets available at the nearby Wightlink ferry terminal. The station has a number of passenger shelters as well as information screens and modern help points located on the platform which has step-free access available to it.[2]

Services

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Lymington Pier railway station, Hampshire, England (2023) by ITookSomePhotos

All services at Lymington Pier are operated by South Western Railway using Class 450 EMUs.

Lymington Pier showing steam train and the passenger ferry Solent with passengers from Yarmouth in the Isle of Wight (1910) postcard

The typical off-peak service in trains per hour is:[3]

Until 22 May 2010, the Lymington Branch Line was operated as a "heritage" service using restored Class 421 4Cig trains.[4][5][6]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Lymington Town   South Western Railway
  Terminus
"boat icon" Ferry services
Terminus   Wightlink
(Ferry)
  Yarmouth

References

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  1. ^ Southern Region Record by R.H.Clark
  2. ^ "Lymington Pier station information". South Western Railway. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  3. ^ Table 159 National Rail timetable, May 2016
  4. ^ "New Forest slam-door trains withdrawn". BBC News. 24 May 2010. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  5. ^ Lymington Heritage Line - Information & Photographs - Strolling Guides, 22 May 2010, retrieved 15 June 2010
  6. ^ Lymington Flyer: The Last MK1, Southern Electric Group, 30 May 2010, archived from the original on 5 March 2016, retrieved 15 June 2010
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50°45′29″N 1°31′44″W / 50.758°N 1.529°W / 50.758; -1.529