Cardiff Central London Paddington Train
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Cardiff Central London Paddington stations
Cardiff Central Train Station
Cardiff Central railway station, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, serves the city of Cardiff in South Wales and lies on the South Wales Main Line which is a branch of the Great Western Main Line but diverges from it at Royal Wootton Bassett, near Swindon. 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. Facilities at the station include ATM's, a First Class Lounge, pay phones, cafe, shops, toilets and baby changing facilities. For passengers travelling into Cardiff the station is ideally located close to the Millennium Stadium which is in the city centre.The station has seven platforms and between them offer passenger services to destinations including Ebbw Vale Parkway, Nottingham, Birmingham New Street, Derby, Cheltenham Spa, Swansea, London Paddington, Bristol Parkway, Manchester Piccadilly, Bristol Temple Meads and many other destinations in Wales. All services are operated by Arriva Trains Wales, CrossCountry and First Great Western.Parking is available at the station for 248 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.
London Paddington Train Station
Located in central London, London Paddington railway station offers passengers destinations including Heathrow Airport, Reading, Didcot Parkway, Swindon, Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa, Cardiff Central, Bristol Parkway, Newbury, Exeter St Davids and Chippenham.London Paddington railway station is operated by Network Rail and is a main line railway station and terminus for the First Great Western services to west London, the Thames Valley and long distance inter city services to south west England and South Wales. The station is also the terminus for the Heathrow Express, a high speed service linking central London with Heathrow Airport. Passenger facilities at the station include ATM's, First Class Lounge, pay phones, public wifi, cafes and shops, toilets and baby changing facilities. Parking is available at the station for 152 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day. The National Rail station is officially named London Paddington, a name commonly used outside London but rarely by Londoners, who call it just Paddington.The site has been the London terminus of the Great Western Railway and its successors since 1838. Much of the mainline station dates from 1854 and was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The site was first served by Underground trains in 1863, as the original western terminus of the Metropolitan Railway, the world's first underground railway.