Bath Spa railway station

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Bath Spa railway station is the main railway station in the city of Bath, Somerset, in South West England It's served by First Great Western, South West Trains and CrossCountry. It is on the Great Western Main Line and joins the Wessex Main Line via Bradford-on-Avon.

Future[change | change source]

There are plans to electrify the Great Western mainline, which would make trains faster and bigger, shortening journey times.[1]

Changes to the station[change | change source]

First Great Western has manage Bath Spa. As of 2005, the main building is listed (protected). Building work has taken place at the station, like changes to the building, with the more lifts to the platforms. They also have ticket barriers.[2]

There were other changes in 2011 with a new bus station,[3] and change some of the station car parks into a restaurant complex, costing £12 million.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Network Specification 2011 - Western". Network Rail. Retrieved 8 November 2013. 
  2. "Gating proposal for Bath Spa Station ticket hall" (PDF). Bath and North East Somerset Council. Retrieved 8 November 2013. 
  3. "Bath Southgate Transport Interchange" (PDF). Southgate Bath. Retrieved 8 November 2013. 
  4. "First image of £12m Bath restaurant scheme". Bath Chronicle. 8 December 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2013.