Station Name: ARDINGLY

 

[Source: Nick Catford]


Date opened: 1.10.1864
Location: One the west side of College Road
Company on opening: London Brighton & South Coast Railway
Date closed to passengers: 28.10.1963
Date closed completely: 28.10.1963
Company on closing: British Railways (Southern Region)
Present state: The roadside buildings and part of one of the platforms are extant although the platform buildings have been demolished.
County: Sussex
OS Grid Ref: TQ340277
Date of visit: May 1969

Notes: Intermediate station on line between Horstead Keynes and Haywards Heath. The station was opened to serve Ardingly College. The station site is now part of the ARC depot situated in the former goods yard. This still has a rail connection with a few aggregate trains running each week. The trackbed east of the station is owned by the Bluebell Railway. They have a long term project to extend their line to Haywards Heath and reopen Ardingly Station.

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Ardingly Station in May 1969
Photo by Nick Catford


Ardingly Station before closure - photo by Keith Harwood





Ardingly Station in May 1969
Photo by Nick Catford

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[Source: Nick Catford]

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