Bristol Parkway railway station facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBristol Parkway
|A view of Bristol Parkway station from the west.|
|Local authority||South Gloucestershire|
|Managed by||Great Western Railway|
|Platforms in use||4|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information from National Rail|
|Original company||Western Region of British Railways|
|1 May 1972||Station opened|
|1 July 2001||Refurbishment completed|
|9 May 2007||Third platform opened|
|13 April 2018||Fourth platform opened|
|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|
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.
Images for kids
Local stopping services operated by Great Western Railway serve the station as well. Here a Class 158 awaits its next duties.
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