Parkstone railway station
|Local authority||Borough of Poole|
|Managed by||South Western Railway|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Pre-grouping||London and South Western Railway|
|15 June 1874||Opened|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Parkstone from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
The station is able to accommodate trains of up to five coaches; longer trains only open the doors in the first four or five coaches depending on the type of unit operating the service.
The line between Bournemouth and Weymouth was electrified in 1988 using the standard British Rail Southern Region system of a third rail with 750 Volts direct current.
On Mondays to Saturdays the station generally sees two trains per hour to Poole and London Waterloo (one semi-fast and one local stopper) and an hourly service to Weymouth. On Sundays, the service is hourly each way.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Branksome||South Western Railway
South Western Main Line
|Branksome||Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway
LSWR and Midland Railways
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