Bristol Parkway railway station facts for kids
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/from South West England. There are also trains to Plymouth and Edinburgh, as well as trains to/from Glasgow Central or Aberdeen in the north and Penzance in the south.
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. A new fourth platform is planned on the other side of the station.
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Bristol Parkway is served by intercity services operated by CrossCountry and Great Western Railway. Here, a northbound CrossCountry service passes a westbound First Great Western service.
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