Warwick railway station

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This article is about the station in England. For the station in Queensland, see Warwick railway station, Queensland. For the station in Western Australia, see Warwick railway station, Perth.
Warwick National Rail
Warwick Railway Station.jpg
Location
Place Warwick
Local authority District of Warwick
Coordinates 52°17′11″N 1°34′55″W / 52.2865°N 1.5819°W / 52.2865; -1.5819Coordinates: 52°17′11″N 1°34′55″W / 52.2865°N 1.5819°W / 52.2865; -1.5819
Grid reference SP286654
Operations
Station code WRW
Managed by Chiltern Railways
Number of platforms 2
DfT category D
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.526 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.522 million
2013/14 Increase 0.562 million
2014/15 Decrease 0.555 million
2015/16 Increase 0.568 million
History
Key dates Opened 1852 (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 on the town's outskirts.

Platforms and facilities[edit]

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.[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.

Services[edit]

Most trains calling here are Chiltern Railways trains between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill (hourly) or Leamington Spa & either Stratford-upon-Avon or Birmingham Moor Street (both two-hourly). At peak times, these are augmented by a few London Midland services between Leamington Spa and Stourbridge Junction/Kidderminster or Worcester Shrub Hill.[2] Chiltern also run a limited weekday peak through service between Marylebone & Kidderminster that stops here.

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Warwick Parkway   Chiltern Railways
London to Birmingham
  Leamington Spa
  Chiltern Railways
Chiltern Main Line fast services
 
  Chiltern Railways
Leamington Spa to Stratford-upon-Avon
 
Warwick Parkway
Limited Service
  London Midland
Leamington-Worcester
  Leamington Spa
Limited Service