Portchester railway station

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Portchester National Rail
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Location
PlacePortchester
Local authorityFareham
Grid referenceSU617058
Operations
Station codePTC
Managed bySouth Western Railway
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 0.390 million
2014/15Increase 0.394 million
2015/16Increase 0.399 million
2016/17Decrease 0.359 million
2017/18Decrease 0.343 million
History
Key datesOpened 1 October 1848 (1 October 1848)
Original companyLondon and South Western Railway
Pre-groupingLondon and South Western Railway
Post-groupingSouthern Railway
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Portchester from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
Railways in the Portsmouth area
West Coastway Line
to Brighton & London Victoria
West Coastway Line
to Southampton Central
Portchester
Havant
Bedhampton
Cosham
Farlington Halt
HMNB Portsmouth
Admiralty Line
Hilsea
Portsmouth & Southsea
Fratton
Portsmouth Harbour
Southsea Railway 1885–1914
Gosport Ferry to Gosport
Wightlink to Ryde Pier Head
Jessie Road Bridge Halt
Albert Road Bridge Halt
East Southsea

Portchester railway station is situated to the east of Fareham in Hampshire, England, 87 miles 35 chains (140.72 km) from London Waterloo. It was first opened by the LSWR in 1848 on their line from Fareham to Portsmouth.

Services[edit]

Portchester station is located on the West Coastway Line which runs between Brighton and Southampton. It is now served by South Western Railway and has services to Portsmouth Harbour, Southampton and London Waterloo. Southern run two trains an hour, one each way though the station, going to Southampton and London Victoria.

The typical off-peak service is:

  • South Western Railway
    • 1tph (train per hour) to London Waterloo
    • 1tph to Southampton Central
    • 2tph to Portsmouth & Southsea with 1 tph continuing to Portsmouth Harbour

A roughly half-hourly service exists with South Western Railway to Fareham, Cosham, Hilsea, Fratton & Portsmouth & Southsea

  • Southern
    • 1tph to London Victoria
    • 1tph to Southampton Central
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Fareham   Southern
West Coastway Line
  Cosham
  South Western Railway
West Coastway Line
 

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Coordinates: 50°50′56″N 1°07′30″W / 50.84889°N 1.12500°W / 50.84889; -1.12500