- Eastleigh to Romsey Line
The Eastleigh-Romsey Line is the railway line from
Eastleighto Romseyin Hampshire, England. At Eastleigh, trains join the South Western Main Linefor onward travel to Southamptonand Totton. At Romsey most trains terminate.
The line is not electrified.
The line was opened by the
LSWRin 1847 [cite web
url = http://www.geog.port.ac.uk/webmap/hantscat/html/railways.htm
title = Hampshire Railways
publisher=University of Portsmouth] . Passenger services ceased in May 1969, except for occasional diverted trains and
railtours. The line was reopened for passenger traffic in May 2003 with a re-built station at Chandler's Ford.
Services and stations on this line are operated by
South West Trains. It has an hourly service in each direction which runs a 'figure of six' route from Romseyto Salisbury, running from Romsey via Eastleighand Southamptonbefore re-visiting Romsey and continuing to Salisbury. The service is currently operated by class 158 DMUs [cite web
url = http://www.southwesttrains.co.uk/SWTrains/TravelInformation/OurFleetOfTrains/Class+158+Two-Coach+Diesel+Multiple+Unit.htm
title = Welsh Highland Railway History: Class 158 Two-Coach
publisher=Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited] . It is a useful diversionary route, especially when the lines around Southampton are closed.
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