Passenger visiting the seaside town of Weymouth in Dorset can enjoy sandy beaches, decorated with colourful beach huts and Georgian architecture. Weymouth Railway Station is the station for this busy seaside town. It is the terminus station for the South Western Main Line (for trains from London) and the Heart of Wessex Line, which operates services from Gloucester and Bristol Temple Meads.
There is one train station for the town - Weymouth Train Station itself, which offers connections to popular destinations such as London, Salisbury, Bristol and Gloucester. Managed by South Western Railway, it has four platforms and regular services. It is an accessible station which offers wheelchairs and accessible bathrooms. Other facilities include waiting areas, information desks, ticketing facilities, coffee kiosks and a newsagent. Outside the town centre, there is a smaller station - Upwey - which offers local services to Upwey, Broadwey and Littlemoor.
The Weymouth train services are operated by South Western Railway and Great Western Railway. Passengers will find two scheduled services to London each hour with South Western Railway. Great Western operates regular services to Gloucester, Bristol and Salisbury.
Take one of the many trains to Weymouth from surrounding towns and cities and you can begin your day at the seaside with ease! Parking on the seafront is difficult and expensive in this popular tourist spot, but the train station is located conveniently close to the main attractions, including the RSPB Radipole Lake and the promenade. You can also hop off the train to be greeted by the beautiful gardens that the town is famous for and enjoy a stroll along the promenade, or head directly to the three miles of clean and attractive beaches. The train station location is also ideal for passengers connecting to the local ferry service and there are plenty of taxies and connecting buses, not to mention bikes to hire.
Weymouth is one of the most popular seaside towns in the UK and there is plenty for everyone to see and do. Check out the Sealife Centre and explore the Jurassic Skyline with its play areas, picnic benches ad fossil. The Victorian Nothe Fort is also a must-see. Catch one of the many connecting buses with an affordable easy rider day ticket and you can hop on and off as you explore the coast with ease.
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