Station Staff
This section tells the stories about of those employed on the Hayling Branch line and their families. These stories provide an interesting glimpse into the past and how the railways impacted on the family life in early days. The railways not only fueled the industrial revolution but created a revolution of their own by expecting families to move with the job, something that is commonplace today.

Samuel Walder Sam continued in his father's footsteps by joining the railway as a porter at Havant for the LB&SCR. Sam is second on the left, middle row Promotion to Guard came in 1899 at which time he worked on the Hayling Branch Line. Sam worked on the Hayling Branch line between 1899 - 1934. [...]

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