Portsmouth Railway



refce: JandMN

commentary: Portsmouth Railway, later LSWR, from Goldalming, Surrey, to LBSCR at Havant, Hampshire, authorized 8 July 1853, opened Woking to Guildford 5 May 1845, to Godalming 15 October 1849, to Havant 1 January 1859; Havant to Portsmouth had opened 14 June 1847. NB only parts in Hampshire described below.
The company was incorporated to build a railway by Act of Parliament:-
refce: 16-17 Victoria cap.99 1853
with additional powers:-
refce: 17-18 Victoria cap.186 1854
17-18 Victoria cap.206 1854
18-19 Victoria cap.177 1855
20-21 Victoria cap.18 1857
Arrangements with the Direct London to Portsmouth Railway were made by:-
refce: 17-18 Victoria cap.208 1854
An extension to Hilsea authorised:-
refce: 21-22 Victoria cap.101 1858
Transfer to the LSWR:-
refce: 22-23 Victoria cap.31 1859
The route runs through Haslmere Station in Surrey, through Liphook Station, Liss Station, Petersfield Station, Rowlands Castle Station, Havant Station, and continues to Portsmouth.

Associated with
person railway company : Portsmouth Railway
date 1853-1859

Associated with
person railway company : London and South Western Railway, LSWR
date 1859-1923

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

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

mapping: goes through
Haslemere Station (Surrey)
Liphook Station, Bramshott and Liphook
-- SU832298
-- SU802291
-- SU779280
Liss Station, Liss
Petersfield Station, Petersfield
-- SU733210, SU740190
Rowlands Castle Station, Rowlands Castle
Havant Station, Havant
8.7.1853: authorized
1.1.1859: opened

Hampshire Gazetteer - JandMN: 2001