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Sep 1889, Kevis - click to enlarge 1958 photo- Simon Carey - 5 April, 2009
 
FITTLEWORTH RAILWAY STATION

Fittleworth railway station was on the LBSCR, London, Brighton and South Coast, line between Pulborough and Midhurst which opened in 1859.
For some 30 years there was no station at Fittleworth. After numerous complaints, a small station opened in September 1889.
 
After nearly 66 years of service it finally closed to passengers in February 1955. Freight traffic from Fittleworth continued until 1963 three years before the lines total closure in 1966. The small station building remained undeveloped for many years. However it was restored and converted into a private dwelling in 1987.
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timeline -
1859 line opened
Sep. 1889 Station opened
Feb.1955 Station closed to passengers
May 1963 Station closed for freight
1966 line closed

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