Sway railway station

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Sway National Rail
Sway railway station SB.jpg
Location
PlaceSway
Local authorityDistrict of New Forest
Grid referenceSZ275984
Operations
Station codeSWY
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*
2013/14Decrease 0.105 million
2014/15Decrease 0.104 million
2015/16Increase 0.112 million
2016/17Increase 0.114 million
2017/18Decrease 0.106 million
History
Original companyLondon and South Western Railway
Pre-groupingLondon and South Western Railway
Post-groupingSouthern Railway
6 March 1888Opened
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Sway from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Sway railway station serves the village of Sway in Hampshire, England. It is located on the South Western Main Line from London Waterloo to Weymouth. It is 95 miles 45 chains (153.8 km) down the line from Waterloo.

The station is served by South Western Railway, who operate stopping services from London Waterloo to Poole throughout the day.

The station has two platforms:

  • Platform 1 - for through services towards Southampton.
  • Platform 2 - for through services towards Bournemouth and Weymouth.

Both platforms can only accommodate trains of up to five coaches, longer trains only open the doors in the first four or five coaches depending on the type of unit operating the service.

The station was formerly the location of a camping coach.

Services[edit]

A basic hourly service operates each way (including Sundays), with additional calls during the weekday business periods.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Table 158 National Rail timetable, May 2016
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Brockenhurst   South Western Railway
London-Poole stopping services
  New Milton

Coordinates: 50°47′06″N 1°36′36″W / 50.785°N 1.610°W / 50.785; -1.610