Shanklin railway station

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Shanklin
483004 Shanklin 1.JPG
Location
PlaceShanklin
Local authorityIsle of Wight
Coordinates50°38′02″N 1°10′45″W / 50.633767°N 1.179073°W / 50.633767; -1.179073Coordinates: 50°38′02″N 1°10′45″W / 50.633767°N 1.179073°W / 50.633767; -1.179073
Grid referenceSZ580819
Operations
Station codeSHN
Managed byIsland Line
Number of platforms1
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Decrease 0.318 million
2014/15Decrease 0.295 million
2015/16Decrease 0.294 million
2016/17Decrease 0.291 million
2017/18Decrease 0.275 million
History
Key datesOpened 23 August 1864 (23 August 1864)
Listed status
Listed featureShanklin Railway Station
Listing gradeGrade II listed
Entry number1365375[1]
Added to list14 February 1992
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 Shanklin from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
The exterior of the station

Shanklin railway station is a Grade II listed[1] 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.

Passengers can change onto Southern Vectis buses to Ventnor and St Lawrence.

History[edit]

The station opened on 23 August 1864. The station buildings were extended in 1881.

Rail services[edit]

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 National Rail Following station
Terminus   Island Line
Ryde-Shanklin
  Lake
Disused railways
Wroxall   Southern Region
IoWR : Main line
  Sandown

Bus routes[edit]

A Wightbus Railink bus leaving the station at Shanklin.

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
2 Sandown
or Godshill, Rookley and Newport
30 minutes Co-op
3 Sandown, Brading and Ryde
or Ventnor, Wroxall, then Newport
30 minutes Station forecourt
22 Sibden Hill
or Perowne Way and Sandown
Hourly (reduced on Saturdays) Co-op
23 Sibden Hill
or Lake, Alverstone and Newport
Hourly (limited hours) Co-op
24 Sandown and Yaverland (Culver Way)
or Shanklin Esplanade
Three journeys Co-op
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

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Historic England, "Shanklin Railway Station (1365375)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 June 2017

External links[edit]

  • Sandown Bay Bus Map - also shows rail service but not the Summer-only services or services run by Wightbus.