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Bath Spa
2017 at Bath Spa - Dorchester Street entrance.JPG
Main buildings seen from Dorchester Street
Location
Place Bath
Local authority Bath and North East Somerset
Grid reference ST752643
Operations
Station code BTH
Managed by Great Western Railway
Platforms in use 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information from National Rail
History
Original company Great Western Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
31 August 1840 Opened as Bath
1949 Renamed Bath Spa
National Rail - UK railway stations
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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

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

Changes to the station

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.

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


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