Pevensey & Westham railway station

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Pevensey and Westham National Rail
Pevensey And Westham View Towards Eastbourne.jpg
Location
Place Westham
Local authority Wealden
Coordinates 50°48′57″N 0°19′29″E / 50.81583°N 0.32475°E / 50.81583; 0.32475Coordinates: 50°48′57″N 0°19′29″E / 50.81583°N 0.32475°E / 50.81583; 0.32475
Grid reference TQ638043
Operations
Station code PEV
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.162 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.151 million
2013/14 Increase 0.156 million
2014/15 Increase 0.165 million
2015/16 Decrease 0.164 million
History
Key dates Opened 27 June 1846[1] (27 June 1846[1])
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Pevensey and Westham from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Pevensey & Westham railway station serves the villages of Pevensey and Westham in East Sussex, England. It is on the East Coastway Line, and train services are provided by Southern. The station is located around 4 miles from Eastbourne town centre, and is one of 4 stations serving the town (the others being Polegate, Hampden Park and Eastbourne).

History[edit]

The station opened as Westham and Pevensey on 27 June 1846 with the opening of the line between Lewes and St.Leonards (Bulverhythe). It was renamed Pevensey & Westham in January 1851 but in November 1851 was renamed Pevensey until January 1890 when it received its present name. Electric trains began serving the station in 1935. The signal box closed in 2015 when new signalling was introduced controlled from Three Bridges Regional Operations Centre.

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Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service from the station is:

In addition there are additional peak services to Ashford International.

On Sunday the typical service is:

    • 1tph to London Victoria (semi-fast via Eastbourne)
    • 1tph to Ore (stopping)
Preceding station National Rail Following station
Hampden Park   Southern
East Coastway Line
  Normans Bay
Pevensey Bay (limited peak service)
Cooden Beach (on Sundays)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Southern Region Record by R.H.Clark

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