'The Final Sunset'. 32670 (ex Poplar) stands at the head of the final passenger departure from Hayling Island, a Locomotive Club of Great Britain excursion on Sunday 3rd November 1963. The day after the final day of regular passenger services. 32636 (ex Fenchurch) was at the rear of the train that fateful day, the pair [...]
Stories and facts about Hayling Station and significant places that can be seen today in West Town.
This signal is the Home Distant signal for hayling Station. It indicates the status of the outer home signal. When this signal is in this position, the driver is warned that the outer home is at danger, the train can proceed beyond the signal but must be prepared to stop at the next signal.
This was taken around summer 1964 I think as we walked the railway back to Havant. No health and safety in those days barring the point levers were all locked. Great fun for us kids.
This was just outside of Hayling station.
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South Hayling station showing the engine shed.
This shows the station in its original form, without the ticket extension to the rear and with herringbone brickwork in the south wall. There is a tantalising glimpse of the wooden engine shed which, until 1894, was situated on a siding behind the end of the platform. The engine shed was originally at Petworth, whilst [...]