Sholing railway station

Sholing National Rail
Place Sholing
Local authority Southampton
Grid reference SU447109
Station code SHO
Managed by South West Trains
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  35,631
2005/06 Increase 39,392
2006/07 Increase 43,646
2007/08 Increase 46,523
2008/09 Increase 63,072
2009/10 Increase 70,744
2010/11 Increase 85,310
2011/12 Increase 90,848
2012/13 Increase 0.104 million
2013/14 Increase 0.108 million
2014/15 Increase 0.120 million
Key dates Opened 1 August 1866 (1 August 1866)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Sholing from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Sholing railway station is a railway station serving the suburb of Sholing, on the edge of Southampton, England, operated by South West Trains.


In 2009 the station had stairs replaced and new CCTV cameras fitted. This followed an incident where a male fell down the stairs on Platform 2, breaking his leg.

Local campaigns have sought to see additional shelters installed at the station following increased usage which has doubled over the last 6 years.


The only service that stops there is the Portsmouth to Southampton stopping service, operated by South West Trains, which stops once an hour in each direction. The only other service to call here is the 08:38 Southern from Brighton to Southampton Central service on Monday - Friday mornings.[1]

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Netley   South West Trains
West Coastway Line


  1. GB eNRT 2015-16 Edition, Table 165 (Network Rail)

Coordinates: 50°53′49″N 1°21′50″W / 50.897°N 1.364°W / 50.897; -1.364

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