|Managed by||Great Western Railway|
|Classification||DfT category F1|
|Original company||Western Region of British Railways|
|7 December 1970||Opened as 'Falmouth'|
|5 May 1975||Renamed 'The Dell'|
|15 May 1989||Renamed 'Falmouth Town'|
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road
Falmouth Town railway station is the most central of the stations in Falmouth, Cornwall, England. It is on the Maritime Line, 312 miles 9 chains (312.11 miles, 502.30 km) measured from London Paddington (via Box and Plymouth Millbay). It is unstaffed; the station and the trains are operated by Great Western Railway. Despite only being opened in 1970, the station has already been known by three different names: Falmouth, The Dell, and Falmouth Town.
The station was opened as Falmouth by British Rail on 7 December 1970 when the branch line was cut back by 845 metres (924 yd) to terminate here. The platform was constructed using components from Perranporth Beach Halt which had closed in 1963.
There is just one platform on the north side of the line (the side nearest the town centre) reached by a ramp from the car park. The platform is constructed from concrete slabs and piers, and a metal and glass waiting shelter is provided. There are no ticket buying facilities, so passengers have to buy a ticket in advance or from the guard on the train.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Penmere||Great Western Railway
The railway from Truro to Falmouth is designated as a community rail line and is supported by marketing provided by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership. The line is promoted under the "Maritime Line" name.
- Yonge, John; Padgett, David (August 2010) . Bridge, Mike (ed.). Railway Track Diagrams 3: Western (5th ed.). Bradford on Avon: Trackmaps. map 10A. ISBN 978-0-9549866-6-7.
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 94. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
- Butt 1995, pp. 94, 228
- Table 143 National Rail timetable, May 2019
- Department for Transport, Rail Group (2006), Route prospectus for the … The Maritime Line
|This station offers access to the South West Coast Path|
|Distance to path||¼ mile|
|Next station anticlockwise||Par 38 miles|
|Next station clockwise||Falmouth Docks ½ mile|