Sway railway station

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Sway National Rail
Sway railway station SB.jpg
Location
Place Sway
Local authority District of New Forest
Grid reference SZ275984
Operations
Station code SWY
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 0.107 million
2012/13 Steady 0.107 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.105 million
2014/15 Decrease 0.104 million
2015/16 Increase 0.112 million
History
Original company London and South Western Railway
Pre-grouping London and South Western Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
6 March 1888 Opened
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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.
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Sway railway station is a railway station serving the village of Sway in Hampshire, England. It is located on the South Western Main Line from London Waterloo to Weymouth.

The station is served by South West Trains, 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 West Trains
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