Portchester railway station

This article is about a railway station in England. For Port Chester station in New York, see Port Chester (Metro-North station).
Portchester National Rail
Place Portchester
Local authority Fareham
Grid reference SU617058
Station code PTC
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*
2004/05  0.269 million
2005/06 Increase 0.281 million
2006/07 Decrease 0.270 million
2007/08 Increase 0.278 million
2008/09 Increase 0.319 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.318 million
2010/11 Increase 0.366 million
2011/12 Increase 0.373 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.364 million
2013/14 Increase 0.390 million
2014/15 Increase 0.394 million
Key dates Opened 1 October 1848 (1 October 1848)
National Rail – UK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Portchester from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Railways in the Portsmouth area

Portsmouth Direct Line
to London Waterloo via Guildford
West Coastway Line
to Southampton

West Coastway Line
to Brighton & London Victoria

Portsbridge Creek
Southsea Railway 1885-1914
Jessie Road Bridge Halt
Albert Road Bridge Halt
Portsmouth & Southsea

East Southsea
Admiralty Line
to HMNB Portsmouth

Portsmouth Harbour
to Ryde Pier Head

Gosport Ferry
to Gosport

Portchester railway station is situated to the east of Fareham in Hampshire, England. It was first opened by the LSWR in 1848 on their line from Fareham to Portsmouth.


Portchester station is located on the West Coastway Line which runs between Brighton and Southampton. It is now served by South West Trains and has services to Portsmouth Harbour, Southampton and London Waterloo. Southern run two trains an hour, one each way though the station, going to Southampton and Victoria.

The typical off-peak service is:

A roughly half-hourly serivice exists with South West Trains to Fareham, Cosham, Hilsea, Fratton & Portsmouth & Southsea

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Fareham   Southern
West Coastway Line
  South West Trains
West Coastway Line

Coordinates: 50°50′56″N 1°07′30″W / 50.84889°N 1.12500°W / 50.84889; -1.12500

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