Farnham to Alton branch railway

railway
county:

Hampshire

refce: JandMN

commentary: Farnham to Alton branch, LSWR, continuing the line from Guildford via Farnham, Surrey to Alton, Hampshire, opened 28 July 1852. NB only parts in Hampshire described below.
The LSWR was authorised to build this branch by Act of Parliament:-
refce: 9-10 Victoria cap.173 1846
12-13 Victoria cap.33 1849
The route was through Ash Vale Station in Surrey, through Aldershot Station, Farnham Station in Surrey, Bentley Station, to Alton Station.

Associated with
person railway company : London and South Western Railway, LSWR
date 1852-1923

Associated with
person railway company : Southern Railway, SR
date 1923-1948

Associated with
person railway company : British Railways, BR
date 1948

mapping: goes through
Ash Vale Station (Surrey)
-- SU884519
Rushmoor
-- SU873506
Aldershot Station, Rushmoor
Rushmoor
-- SU863500
-- SU860476
Farnham Station (Surrey)
Bentley Station, Binsted
Alton Station, Alton
28.7.1852: opened

mapping: goes through
-- SU860476, SU869479

Hampshire Gazetteer - JandMN: 2001