Shanklin railway station
|Local authority||Isle of Wight|
|Managed by||Island Line|
|Number of platforms||1|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 23 August 1864|
|Listed feature||Shanklin Railway Station|
|Listing grade||Grade II listed|
|Added to list||14 February 1992|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Shanklin from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
Shanklin railway station is a Grade II listed railway station serving Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. It is the present terminus of the Island Line from Ryde, although the line used to continue to Wroxall and Ventnor. The station now has one platform with a ticket office and a small shop with the second platform now in use as a flower bed. The former subway has been filled in.
The station opened on 23 August 1864. The station buildings were extended in 1881.
All rail services are operated by Island Line Trains. There are two departures an hour to Ryde Pier Head which connect with Wightlink Ferries which take passengers to Portsmouth Harbour Station.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
IoWR : Main line
The following buses run from Shanklin Station or nearby. All services, unless noted, are run exclusively by Southern Vectis.
|No.||Destinations||Frequency (Mon-Sat daytime)||Departure Point||Notes|
or Godshill, Rookley and Newport
|3||Sandown, Brading and Ryde
or Ventnor, Wroxall, then Newport
|30 minutes||Station forecourt|
or Perowne Way and Sandown
|Hourly (reduced on Saturdays)||Co-op|
or Lake, Alverstone and Newport
|Hourly (limited hours)||Co-op|
|24||Sandown and Yaverland (Culver Way)
or Shanklin Esplanade
|Summer only tourist services|
|''''Shanklin Steamer||Esplanade, Old Village, Town Centre||30 minutes||Station Forecourt|
|Island Coaster||Sandown, Brading and Ryde
or Esplanade, Ventnor, Blackgang Chine, Freshwater Bay, Alum Bay, Yarmouth
|2 Hourly||Station Forecourt||Partial restoration of the pre-2006 route 7 Island Explorer buses|
Waiting for bus link to Ventnor
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Shanklin railway station.|
- Sandown Bay Bus Map - also shows rail service but not the Summer-only services or services run by Wightbus.