Location type

Major station

Name and dates


Station code: VIC National Rail

Chronology Dates

  /  /1837Beaufort Ironworks Tramway
Passenger station by Victoria Iron Works and Ebbw Vale Company's Victoria Colliery called Victoria.
  /  /1840London and South Western Railway
Fully opened from London to Southampton. Stations on this section have included: Victoria, Battersea Park, Clapham Junction, Earlsfield, Wimbledon, Raynes Park, New Malden, Berrylands, Surbiton, Esher, Hersham, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, West Weybridge, Byfleet & New Haw, Woking, Brookwood, Farnborough, Fleet, Winchfield, Hook, Basingstoke, Micheldever, Winchester, Shawford, Eastleigh, Southampton Airport, Swaythling, St Denys, Southampton [1st].

News items

22/10/2023The private Edinburgh train station only Queen Victoria was allowed to use [Edinburgh Live]
06/09/2023Edinburgh crime: Leith's Victoria Swing Bridge closed to pedestrians after break in disrupts refurbishment works [Yahoo/Edinburgh News]
25/07/2023Manchester Victoria nominated for Large Station of the Year at National Rail Awards [Northern]
05/06/2023Rail Minister commits to trans-Pennine electrification in full and HS2 to Manchester [Railway Gazette]
14/02/2023Capital Rail Action Group meeting on Thursday 16th February 2023, Andy Savage: Developing the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways [CRAG]
31/01/2023MV Princess Victoria disaster's 70th anniversary marked [BBC News]
09/01/2023Work to repair historic engineering treasure in Leith delayed [Scotsman]
25/11/2022Inside the Belmond British Pullman, the lavish train that will take you on a trip back in time [Daily Mail]
26/08/2022Improved security planned for historic Victoria Viaduct to help stop trespassers risking lives on 120ft drop [Sunderland Echo]
12/04/2022Shipyard wins UK's first cruise ship contract in 20 years [BelfastLive]