Category:Railways

From Wightpedia

Railways on the Isle of Wight

Opened:

  • Cowes to Newport - 1862
  • Ryde St Johns to Shanklin - 1864 - a horse drawn tram conveyed passengers from St Johns to Ryde Pier Head.
  • Shanklin to Ventnor - 1866
  • Ryde to Newport - 1875
  • Sandown to Newport (Shide/Pan) - 1875
  • Shide/Pan to Newport Central - 1879
  • Ryde St Johns to Ryde Pier Head - 1880
  • Brading to Bembridge - 1882
  • Newport to Freshwater - 1889
  • Merstone to St. Lawrence - 1897 (extended to Ventnor West, 1900)

1921 - with the 1921 Railway Act, Southern Railways took over all the railways on the island.

1948 - with nationalisation of all UK railways, Southern Railways became part of British Railways.

Closed:

  • Merstone to Ventnor West - 1952
  • Brading to Bembridge - 1953
  • Newport to Freshwater - 1953
  • Newport to Sandown - 1956
  • Ryde to Cowes - 1966
  • Shanklin - Ventnor 1966

Pages in category "Railways"

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.