Bristol Parkway railway station

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Bristol Parkway National Rail
Bristol Parkway railway station MMB 07.jpg
A view of Bristol Parkway station from the west.
Location
PlaceStoke Gifford
Local authoritySouth Gloucestershire
Coordinates51°30′49″N 2°32′34″W / 51.51360°N 2.54270°W / 51.51360; -2.54270Coordinates: 51°30′49″N 2°32′34″W / 51.51360°N 2.54270°W / 51.51360; -2.54270
Grid referenceST624795
Operations
Station codeBPW
Managed byGreat Western Railway
Platforms in use4
Live arrivals/departures and station information from National Rail
History
Original companyWestern Region of British Railways
1 May 1972Station opened
1 July 2001Refurbishment completed
9 May 2007Third platform opened
13 April 2018Fourth platform opened
National Rail - UK railway stations
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Bristol Parkway railway station is a train station in Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, England

Services[change | change source]

The station has trains by First Great Western to Paddington, Cardiff, Weston-super-Mare, Swindon, Bristol Temple Meads and a limited services to Chippenham. It also has trains by CrossCountry to Temple Meads, Manchester Picadilly, with longer services to and from South West England. There are also trains to Plymouth and Edinburgh, as well as trains to and from Glasgow Central or Aberdeen in the north and Penzance in the south.[1]

Plans[change | change source]

Parkway had a new third platform (Platform 4) put in, in 2007, to give a new platform for trains going to London and Birmingham and to make trains better between London and south Wales.[2] A new fourth platform was opened in April 2018.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Welcome to CrossCountry". CrossCountry Trains.
  2. "Bristol Parkway Platform 4". Network Rail. Archived from the original on 2007-12-15. Retrieved 8 July 2012.