Singleton (West Sussex) railway station

Singleton (West Sussex) railway station

Infobox UK disused station
name = Singleton

caption =
gridref = SU866130
manager = London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
owner = Southern Railway
Southern Region of British Railways
locale = Singleton
borough = Chichester, West Sussex
platforms = 4
years = 11 July 1881
events = Station opened
years1 = 6 July 1935
events1 = Station closed (passengers)
years2 = 28 August 1953
events2 = Station closed (freight)

Singleton railway station served the village of Singleton in the county of West Sussex in England. The station was on the former line between Chichester and Midhurst. It was opened on 11 July 1881.

The station was built in a grand way by its owners the London Brighton and South Coast Railway, which included four platforms, with a subway linking them and the 'Country House' style station building, buffets, long sidings for awaiting trains, a large goods shed for dealing with freight, and two Signal Boxes to control the station. The main reason for this large building was to deal with visitors to the Goodwood Racecourse, but passengers preferred to use Chichester Station mostly due to the walk up hill to the course from Singleton. Little other traffic was ever found, and despite all of the grand hopes, passenger services where withdrawn on 6 July 1935. Freight services remained until these where withdrawn on 28 August 1953 by British Railways. The station is now in use by a Vineyard owner.

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