Bristol Temple Meads Cheltenham Spa Train
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Bristol Temple Meads Cheltenham Spa stations
Bristol Temple Meads Train Station
Bristol Temple Meads railway station, operated by Network Rail, serves the city of Bristol in the south west of England. The station is the terminus of the Great Western Railway from London Paddington railway station. Being one of two main railway stations serving Bristol, the other being Bristol Parkway, the station is also an important transport hub in the city where train services connect with bus services to many parts of the city and beyond. The station has a staffed ticket office although passengers should note that it is not open in the late evening. Passengers are able to collect tickets purchased in advance (for example, on the internet) from one of the automatic ticket machines located in the station. The station opened in August 1840 and was the first one designed by the British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Facilities at the station include ATM's, pay phones, public wifi, a cafe, shops, toilets and baby changing facilities.Passenger services calling at the station are operated by First Great Western, CrossCountry and South West Trains and offer passengers destinations including London Paddington, Birmingham New Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Cardiff Central and Bath Spa.Parking is available at the station for 374 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.
Cheltenham Spa Train Station
Located in Gloucestershire, Cheltenham Spa railway station offers passengers services to destinations including Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa, Weymouth, Salisbury, Southampton, Portsmouth Harbour, Cardiff, Birmingham New Street, Nottingham, Manchester and Derby.The railway station is operated by First Great Western and is located in the Birmingham to Bristol Line and is roughly one mile from the centre of Cheltenham. Passenger services calling at the station are operated by First Great Western, CrossCountry and Arriva Trains Wales. Facilities at the station include pay phones, a cafe and toilets. Passengers should note that ATM's and baby changing facilities are not available at the station. Parking is available at the station for 150 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day. Regular bus services into Cheltenham town centre are operated by Stagecoach where Bus Service D departs from the station forecourt.The first railway in Cheltenham opened in 1840 and in the early days of the railway the town had two stations. The main station, Cheltenham Spa (Lansdown), is the one that remains and has dropped the "Lansdown" from its name.