This lengthy train included 7 open wagons and guards van heading towards Havant. With the imminent closure of the Hayling branch line, the regular mixed train was used to remove the goods vehicles from Hayling Station goods yard. This train was the 14:58 train to Havant.
A modest little halt but set in beautiful surroundings.
Portsmouth News 30.12.1904 The postal officials have erected a pillar- box outside North Hayling Railway Station for the convenience of the residents on the new building estates and adjoining houses. Collections will be at 10.25 and 11.55 a.m. and 7.35 p.m. and at 10.50 a.m. on Sundays.
Derelict but still present 3 years after closure. The station is complete less the ramp at the end of the platform. Photo: Nigel Whitwell
An unusual sight at North Hayling. Very few images of this station include passengers. Photo The late Eric Grace
Picture submitted by Jenny Odey.
Portsmouth News December 1891 On Wednesday afternoon a serious accident occurred on the Havant to Hayling railway. A train that starts from Havant at 2.05 left the rails shortly after leaving North Hayling station. Only the engine and part of the first carriage went off the line, the remainder of the train being saved by [...]
This station was in a remote area of Hayling island at a point now known as the Esso Car Park (so named because of the garage that now exists on the Havant Road). The single lamp at the end of the platform was lit by the guard on the train each evening. It could not [...]
'Knowle' hauling Stroudley 4 wheel stock at Langstone about 1905. The first coach is a full brake which may be the coach currently in Michael Camp's collection. Kindly donated by Peter Paye. The Hayling Railway (The Oakwood Press)