Whitchurch railway station (Hampshire)

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Whitchurch (Hants) National Rail
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The station building
Location
PlaceWhitchurch, Hampshire
Local authorityBasingstoke and Deane
Coordinates51°14′13″N 1°20′17″W / 51.237°N 1.338°W / 51.237; -1.338Coordinates: 51°14′13″N 1°20′17″W / 51.237°N 1.338°W / 51.237; -1.338
Grid referenceSU463489
Operations
Station codeWCH
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*
2013/14Increase 0.273 million
2014/15Increase 0.288 million
2015/16Increase 0.291 million
2016/17Decrease 0.285 million
2017/18Increase 0.287 million
History
Original companyLondon and South Western Railway
Pre-groupingLondon and South Western Railway
Post-groupingSouthern Railway
3 July 1854Opened as Whitchurch
26 September 1949Renamed Whitchurch North
2 October 1972Renamed Whitchurch (Hants)
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 Whitchurch (Hants) from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Whitchurch railway station serves the town of Whitchurch in Hampshire, England. It is 59 miles 8 chains (95.1 km) down the line from London Waterloo. The station is served and operated by South Western Railway.

Services and facilities[edit]

A ticket office is open during the morning peak.[1]

Off peak services:[2]

Additional services call at peak times, with extensions westward to either Yeovil Pen Mill or Exeter St Davids. Sunday trains call every two hours each way.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Overton   South Western Railway
West of England Main Line
  Andover

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Whitchurch (Hants) (WCH)", National Rail
  2. ^ Table 160 National Rail timetable, May 2016