Warwick railway station
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|Local authority||District of Warwick|
|Managed by||Chiltern Railways|
|Number of platforms||2|
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 1852|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Warwick from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Warwick railway station serves the town of Warwick in Warwickshire, England. The station is served by Chiltern Railways (who manage the station), and also occasionally by London Midland and CrossCountry. It was opened in 1852 by the Great Western Railway. There are platform faces on the two tracks which serve the station and there is a crossover just north of the station. Warwick is also served by Warwick Parkway railway station.
Platforms and facilities
Platform one is on the level with the surrounding area whilst platform two is up a flight of steps. The two are connected by a lit underpass. Trains from Platform 1 go towards Birmingham/Stratford upon Avon whilst trains from Platform 2 go towards Leamington/London.
The station is equipped with real-time electronic information departure boards, A staffed ticket office is open for part of the day; there is also a self-service ticket machine located outside the station building, which is on the northbound platform. There is an indoor waiting room by Platform 1 and two outside waiting shelters, one on each platform. There is a 'Permit-to-Travel' machine on the northbound platform. In 2012 a cafe selling drinks and snacks opened on Platform 1. Although car parking is available at the station it is limited and there is a charge for it. A local taxi company called Castle Cabs shares the main station building with Chiltern Railways. The station is managed by Chiltern Railways.
Most trains calling here are Chiltern Railways trains between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill, Kidderminster or Stratford-upon-Avon, but these are augmented by a few London Midland services.
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- Train times and station information for Warwick railway station from National Rail
- Photographs of Warwick railway station from Warwickshire Railways
- Rail Around Birmingham and the West Midlands: Warwick station
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Warwick Parkway||Chiltern Railways
London to Birmingham
Chiltern Main Line fast services
Leamington Spa to Stratford-upon-Avon