Remembering Hayling Island station

Hayling Island railway stations 1910
Hayling Island railway stations 1910
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‘It makes you think about the men who gave it all’

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Next month it will be 50 years since the branch line from Havant to Hayling Island closed.

Here we see Hayling Island station in 1910 (it had been called South Hayling until 1892).

It was opened in 1867 as the terminus of the four-and-a-half-mile, single track line from Havant.