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Newhaven Town railway station

Coordinates: 50°47′42″N 0°03′18″E / 50.795°N 0.055°E / 50.795; 0.055
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Newhaven Town
National Rail
General information
LocationNewhaven, Lewes
Grid referenceTQ449014
Managed bySouthern
Other information
Station codeNVN
ClassificationDfT category E
Opened8 December 1847
Post-groupingSouthern Railway
2018/19Increase 0.308 million
2019/20Increase 0.343 million
2020/21Decrease 0.123 million
2021/22Increase 0.284 million
2022/23Increase 0.319 million
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road
313213 at Newhaven Town with a Southern service bound for Brighton

Newhaven Town railway station is the main station serving Newhaven, East Sussex, England, the other being Newhaven Harbour. A third station, Newhaven Marine, formally closed in October 2020,[1] but had not had a train service since 2006.

The station has two platforms, both with Permit to Travel Machines and trains are operated by Southern. It is on the Seaford Branch of the East Coastway Line, 56 miles 25 chains (90.6 km) measured from London Bridge.[2]

The station is adjacent to the passenger terminal for the Port of Newhaven which has regular ferry sailings to Dieppe in France. Foot passengers should alight here and not at Newhaven Harbour railway station, which is for the harbour industrial estate and freight terminal.



All services at Newhaven Town are operated by Southern using Class 377 EMUs.

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

Connections with services to Gatwick Airport and London Victoria can be made by changing at Lewes.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
  Newhaven Harbour
"boat icon" Ferry services
Dieppe   DFDS Seaways

Motive power depot


The London Brighton and South Coast Railway opened an engine shed at the station in 1877. British Railways closed it in 1963 and the building is now a private workshop.



  1. ^ "Newhaven Marine 'ghost station' finally closes". The Argus. 23 October 2020.
  2. ^ Yonge, John (November 2008) [1994]. Jacobs, Gerald (ed.). Railway Track Diagrams 5: Southern & TfL (3rd ed.). Bradford on Avon: Trackmaps. map 17A. ISBN 978-0-9549866-4-3.
  3. ^ Table 189 National Rail timetable, December 2022

50°47′42″N 0°03′18″E / 50.795°N 0.055°E / 50.795; 0.055