Bath Spa railway station facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBath Spa
|Main buildings seen from Dorchester Street|
|Local authority||Bath and North East Somerset|
|Managed by||Great Western Railway|
|Platforms in use||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information from National Rail|
|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|
|A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z|
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.
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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