IGNITING THE FLAME OF UNITY


COASTAL MOTORMEN DEPOTS 

OPENING, CLOSURE DATES AND 

THE VARIOUS A.S.L.E.& F. BRANCHES 

ASSOCIATED WITH THEM

BARNHAM 

Opened in 1995 as part of the amalgamation of three west coast E.M.U.T. depots Bognor, Littlehampton & West Worthing
Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.
ASLE&F Branch Barnham
Closed in May 1995 and moved to Barnham

BOGNOR


Opened in 1938 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the West coast.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Bognor

ASLE&F Branch Bognor 1920 ?

Closed in May 1995 and moved to Barnham


BRIGHTON


Opened in 1932 as part of the third rail  electrification extension of the Brighton main line.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Brighton

ASLE&F Branch Brighton 1932 - 1934, Brighton No.2 1934 - 1988 then Brighton 

Still open

EASTBOURNE


Opened in June 1935 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the East coast.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Eastbourne

ASLE&F Branch Eastbourne

Still opened

FRATTON (CENTRAL) 


Opened in 1938 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the West coast.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Fratton

ASLE&F Branch Portsmouth/Fratton 

Lost Central Division work in the early 2000s ?


HORSHAM


Opened in July 1938 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the West coast.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Horsham

ASLE&F Branch Horsham 24th April 1898

Still open


LITTLEHAMPTON 


Opened in 1937 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the West coast.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Bognor

ASLE&F Branch Littlehampton 4th May 1913

Closed in May 1995 and moved to Barnham

ORE 


Opened in June1935 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the East coast.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Eastbourne/St Leonards??

ASLE&F Branch Ore 1st December1935

Closed on 2nd March 1986

PORTSMOUTH TOWN (SOUTHSEA) CENTRAL


Opened in 1938 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the West coast.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Fratton

ASLE&F Branch Portsmouth No. 2 

Closed in 1976?? and moved to Fratton 

(Fratton Central in Fratton Carriage Shed (1976)

REDHILL


Opened before 1960? as part of the third rail electrification extension of the Brighton main 

line.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Redhill

ASLE&F Branch Redhill ?

Closed and moved to Redhill EMUT in 19?? Redhill EMUT closed in 1987 and 

amalgamated with Redhill M.T.

REIGATE 


Opened in 1932 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the Brighton main line.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Redhill

ASLE&F Branch Redhill ?

Closed and moved to Redhill EMUT prior 1960 Redhill EMUT 


SEAFORD 


Opened in the June 1935 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the East Coast

Dual Link with Newhaven

ASLE&F Branch Seaford on18th August 1935 - 1980 Eastbourne 1980 - 1992, 

Seaford re-opened 1992 - 1994

Closed in 13th February1994

THREE BRIDGES


Opened in the 1932 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the Brighton main 

line.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains.

Dual Link with Three Bridges

ASLE&F Branch Three Bridges 1913

Still open

WEST WORTHING


Opened in May 1932 as part of the third rail electrification extension of the Brighton main 

line.

Worked third rail Electric Multiple Units Trains. 

Dual Link with Brighton 
ASLE&F Branch Brighton until 1934 Brighton 1935 until 1989 the came part of the Littlehampton Closed in 1995 and moved to Barnham

THESE DEPOTS MAY HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED  EARLIER THAN RECORDED 

THIS WAS TO ENABLE TRAINING OF STEAM MEN TO BECOME MOTORMEN

MANY OF THESE NEW DEPOTS OPENED THEIR OWN BRANCHES OF A.S.L.E.&F 

IF A BRANCH HAD NOT ALREADY BEEN EXISTED AND NEW BRANCHES

 SUCH AS SELHURST INCORPERATED MANY SMALLER MOTORMEN’S DEPOTS

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