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The Isle of Wight Light Railway Order 1991

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So much of the railway or former railway (5,050 metres in length) in the boroughs of Medina and South Wight in the county of the Isle of Wight described in and authorised by the Ryde and Newport Railway Act 1872 as commences at a point in the borough of Medina 600 metres east of the signal box at Havenstreet station (being the point of termination of the railway authorised by the Isle of Wight (Havenstreet and Wootton) Light Railway Order 1978), extends eastwards through the said borough and through the borough of South Wight and terminates at a point in the borough of Medina on the west side of the Ryde to Shanklin railway of the Board 180 metres south of the bridge carrying Smallbrook Lane over the said Ryde to Shanklin railway.


(1) Footpath or bridleway(2) Local authority area(3) Location of crossing
Bridleway R21Borough of Medina690 metres to the east of the bridge carrying Rowlands Lane over the railway.
Footpath R97 (on north side of railway) and Footpaths R28 and R29 (on south side of railway)Borough of Medina55 metres to the west of the station house at Ashey.
Footpath R33Borough of Medina210 metres to the west of Whitefield Farm House.
Bridleway B19Borough of South Wight, Parish of Brading220 metres to the north of Whitefield Farm House.


(1) A self-closing wicket gate shall be provided on each side of the railway.

(2) A sign bearing the wording “WARNING—STOP, LOOK AND LISTEN BEFORE CROSSING THE LINE” shall be provided on the left hand side of the footpath or, as the case may be, bridleway on both sides of the railway and shall face towards pedestrians approaching the level crossing.

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