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Bognor Regis railway station

Bognor Regis
Bognor Regis Station
Place Bognor Regis
Local authority Arun, West Sussex
Grid reference
Station code BOG
Managed by Southern
Number of platforms 4
DfT category D
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.951 million
2005/06 0.989 million
2006/07 1.090 million
2007/08 1.145 million
2008/09 1.148 million
2009/10 1.133 million
2010/11 1.191 million
2011/12 1.220 million
2012/13 1.237 million
2013/14 1.231 million
Key dates Opened 1 June 1864 (1 June 1864)
National RailUK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Bognor Regis from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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A 1947 Ordnance Survey map, showing Bognor Regis station.

Bognor Regis railway station is in the town of Bognor Regis, in the English county of West Sussex. It is approximately 54 miles southwest of London Victoria. The station and the trains serving it are operated by Southern railway company. The station is a terminus at the end of a short branch off the West Coastway Line.


  • History 1
  • Facilities 2
  • Services 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The original Bognor station was situated on the main line, just over one mile west of the present Barnham railway station. It was opened on 8 June 1846 by the Brighton and Chichester Railway, which became the London Brighton and South Coast Railway a few weeks later. This station was renamed several times during its short life becoming Woodgate for Bognor, Woodgate, Bognor (again) and Woodgate (again) before closing in 1864.[1]

The site of the present station dates from the opening of the branch line to Bognor from Barnham on 1 June 1864, after several abortive projects to connect the town to the railway system in 1845, 1853 and 1855. The station suffered two disasters in the 1890s, when it was blown down in a gale in 1897, and then burned down in 1899.[2] The present station buildings date from 1902.[3]

The line was doubled between 1902 and 1911, and electrified in the 1930s. The station was renamed 'Bognor Regis' by the recuperation from serious illness.


The station has a Ticket Office, Car Park, 4 platforms in use: platforms 1 to 3 are 12 carriages in length whilst platform 4 is only 4 carriages long. The station has a small cafe and newspaper shop.


Monday to Saturday at off-peak times, there are four services per hour from Bognor Regis. Of these:

On Sundays, there are two services per hour from Bognor Regis. Of these:

  • 1tph continues to London Victoria
  • 1tph continues to Littlehapton.
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Barnham   Southern
West Coastway
Bognor Regis branch


  1. ^ Turner, John Howard (1978). The London Brighton and South Coast Railway 2 Establishment and Growth.   p.142.
  2. ^ Turner, John Howard (1978). The London Brighton and South Coast Railway 3 Completion and Maturity.   p.155.
  3. ^ Minnis, John (1999). The London Brighton and South Coast Railway. Tempus.   p.29.

External links

  • Train times and station information for Bognor Regis railway station from National Rail

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