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Milford railway station

Milford (Surrey)
Milford Station
Location
Place Milford, Surrey
Local authority Waverley
Grid reference
Operations
Station code MLF
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  0.175 million
2005/06 Increase 0.179 million
2006/07 Increase 0.187 million
2007/08 Increase 0.232 million
2008/09 Decrease 0.231 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.221 million
2010/11 Increase 0.242 million
2011/12 Steady 0.242 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.239 million
History
Key dates Opened 1 January 1859 (1 January 1859)
National RailUK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Milford (Surrey) from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
UK Railways portal

Milford railway station is a stop on the Portsmouth Direct Line, serving the village of Milford, Surrey in England.

Contents

  • Services 1
  • Footbridge and level crossing 2
  • Brief Encounter 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Services

There is an hourly service to Haslemere southbound and London Waterloo northbound.

At approximately level gradient but adjoining woodland the track occasionally suffers from leaves on the line resulting in poor traction for trains, in extremis leading to overshoots on stopping and difficulty moving off.
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Godalming   South West Trains
Portsmouth Direct Line (stopping services)
  Witley

Footbridge and level crossing

The station has a railway-designed footbridge open to all for crossing and an adjoining level crossing controlled by safety barriers, as depicted.

Brief Encounter

The station has the same name as the fictional station having dropped its suffix in the successful film Brief Encounter (1945). The platform scenes were filmed at Carnforth station in Lancashire.[1]

References

  1. ^ BBC Cumbria website

External links

  • Train times and station information for Milford railway station from National Rail


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