Shirley Holms Halt railway station

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Shirley Holms Halt was a railway halt in the New Forest district of Hampshire. Opened in 1860 it was closed in 1888 with opening of Sway on the South Western Main Line.[1] Said to be one of the first halts in the country,[2] Shirley Holms Halt consisted of a short unstaffed platform. Passengers from the halt had to signal to the train operator if they wanted to board the train.[2]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Brockenhurst   Lymington Branch Line   Ampress Works Halt


  1. ^ British Railway Journal - Volume 5, Issue 42
  2. ^ a b Lymington-Brockenhurst Community Rail Partnership

Coordinates: 50°46′58″N 1°34′11″W / 50.7827°N 1.5698°W / 50.7827; -1.5698