Pevensey & Westham railway station

Coordinates: 50°48′57″N 0°19′29″E / 50.81583°N 0.32475°E / 50.81583; 0.32475
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Pevensey and Westham
National Rail
The platforms at Pevensey & Westham station, looking east
General information
LocationWestham, Wealden
Coordinates50°48′57″N 0°19′29″E / 50.81583°N 0.32475°E / 50.81583; 0.32475
Grid referenceTQ638043
Managed bySouthern
Other information
Station codePEV
ClassificationDfT category E
Opened27 June 1846[1]
2018/19Increase 0.164 million
2019/20Increase 0.172 million
2020/21Decrease 55,748
2021/22Increase 0.143 million
2022/23Increase 0.153 million
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Pevensey & Westham railway station serves the villages of Pevensey and Westham in East Sussex, England. It is on the East Coastway Line, and train services are provided by Southern. The station is located around 4 miles (6.4 km) from Eastbourne town centre, and is one of four stations serving the town (the others being Polegate, Hampden Park and Eastbourne).


The station opened as Westham and Pevensey on 27 June 1846 with the opening of the line between Lewes and St.Leonards (Bulverhythe).[2] It was renamed Pevensey & Westham in January 1851 but in November 1851 was renamed Pevensey until January 1890 when it received its present name. Electric trains began serving the station in 1935. The signal box closed in 2015 when new signalling was introduced controlled from Three Bridges Regional Operations Centre.



All services at Pevensey & Westham are operated by Southern using Class 171 DMUs and Class 377 EMUs.

The typical off-peak service in trains per hour is:[3]

During the peak hours, a number of additional services between Brighton, Hastings and Ore also call at the station.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Limited Service


  1. ^ Southern Region Record by R.H.Clark
  2. ^ Turner, JT Howard (1977). The London, Brighton & South Coast Railway 1 :Origins & Formation (First ed.). London: BT Batsford Ltd. pp. 218, 223. ISBN 0-7134-0275X.
  3. ^ Table 190, 192 National Rail timetable, May 2023

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