Opened in the summer of 1847, Brockenhurst station lies in rural Hampshire, beside the South Western Main Line from London Waterloo to Weymouth - the station also runs cross country rail services to Manchester.
Brockenhurst Station is a one-time winner of the prestigious National Rail Award for best medium-sized station, the judges noting that they were impressed by the high level of customer service as well as the station's impeccable presentation. This is not the station's only accolade either, having previously won a National Cycling Award for its system informing passengers of where to locate cycle spaces on approaching trains.
The New Forest village of Brockenhurst has its own claim to fame, too: it was once at the heart of William the Conqueror's Nova Foresta - a large royal hunting ground that stretched from Barton-on-sea to what we now know as Bournemouth. These days, Brookley Road provides hunting ground for avid shoppers and the occasional New Forest pony.