Railway History. Trains around Shoreham-by-Sea.

15 June 1961 Brighton locomotive shed was closed on 15 June 1961, but remained in use for stabling steam locomotives until 1964 and later demolished on the 14th August 1966. P class 31556 withdrawn from service from the Brighton shed on 30 June 1961
End of 1962 Many older steam locomotives withdrawn from service Steam locomotives still stabled at Brighton during 1963
1963 Beeching Plan announced
6 January 1964 WC expresses may be hauled by Bulleid electric locomotives on the Brighton calling into Portsmouth portion, or changing to steam at Chichester.
3 April 1964 Evening Star went through Shoreham, light symbolic
3 May 1964 Railway line to Steyning & Horsham ceased steam locomotive operation Ivatt  41313, 41294   
Horsham steam shed closed on 12 June 1964
15 June 1964
3 July 1964
Brighton shed closed.
Lancing Belle ran for the last time
Ivatt  41326, 41327, 45672 "Anson"
E4  32468, 32503
January 1965 Steam train freight recorded through Shoreham (Chichester to Hove) http://www.flickr.com/photos/70607220@N04/6436025147/
cf. Redhill to Reading steam passenger traffic did not cease until 3 January 1965
Three Bridges shed closed to steam on 27 January 1964
1965 Shoreham goods yard closed
11 March 1965 Last railway coach repaired at Lancing
Lancing Carriage Works closure on 25 June 1965. 
May 1965, Brighton to Plymouth express may have been steam hauled sometimes via Fratton?
Feb 65   Oct 65   Feb 66
Summer 1965, report of diesel locomotives only at Brighton. A steam locomotive from the Lewes tracks may have visited Brighton regulary until June 1965 with an early morning parcels trains. An visiting steam locomotives on holiday specials to Brighton maybe? 
30/06/66, most of the Brighton shed track had been removed. 
13 June 1965
 5 March 1966
Steam ceased on the Horsham to Guildford line
Railway line to Steyning & Horsham ceased passenger traffic prior to complete closure
Steam ceased entirely in Sussex
Only the freight line from Shoreham to Beeding Sidings at Shoreham Cement Works remained open until  1981 ?
Late April or early May ? 1966 (Beginning of the summer timetable) Regular steam trains ceased through Shoreham as the expresses ceased steam operation  Steam operation of the West Country expresses recommenced at the beginning of the winter 1965 timetable. Ceased late April (last known date: 30th) or early May ? 1966
http://www.flickr.com/photos/12539964@N02/1301861599/ (Feb 66)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/dave-hill/7478918264  (April 66 near Chichester)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/trevs_trains/1794565870/ (30 April 1966 at Chichester)
Brighton locomotive shed was closed on 15 June 1961, but remained in use for stabling steam locomotives until 1964 and later demolished on the 14th August 1966.
11 June 1966 Last steam train passes through Shoreham  34012 Launceston. Special to Blandford Forum
Flying Scotsman visit to Brighton (Sept 66)
Steam at Chichester (dated January 1967, is the date correct?)
1968 Kingston railway sidings closed
9 July 1967 Last regular steam train on the Southern Region Pic
1981  (?)  Freight line from Shoreham to Beeding Sidings at Shoreham Cement Works closed.