- Montpelier railway station
Montpelier First Great Western 143621 takes on passengers. Location Place Montpelier Local authority Bristol Coordinates Coordinates: Operations Station code MTP Managed by First Great Western Number of platforms 1 Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage 2002/03 * 62,005 2004/05 * 65,108 2005/06 * 73,573 2006/07 * 76,969 2007/08 * 60,629 2008/09 * 86,406 2009/10 * 96,114 History 1874 Opened National Rail - UK railway stations A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z * Annual passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Montpelier from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Please note: methodology may vary year on year.
Montpelier railway station is located in Montpelier, Bristol, England. It is a single-platformed station, 2.75 miles (4 km) north-west of Bristol Temple Meads on the Severn Beach Line. The station is managed and the service is operated by First Great Western. It is next to Cromwell Road, Cromwell Road itself is higher than the station. Montpelier station is the closest railway station to Gloucestershire County Cricket Club at Nevil Road
The station was opened on 1 October 1874.
Services at Montpelier are all operated by First Great Western, using mainly Class 143 Pacer units. Monday to Friday, three trains every two hours run from Bristol Temple Meads to Avonmouth, with one extended to St Andrew's Road and Severn Beach, giving a service at Montpelier of one train in each direction every 40 minutes. On Saturdays there is a similar level of service, but more trains continue to Severn Beach. Sunday sees a roughly hourly service to and from Bristol, with only two services extending to Severn Beach, except from the May timetable change until September, when all services are extended.
Preceding station National Rail Following station Redland First Great Western
Severn Beach Line
Stapleton Road Historical railways Redland Great Western Railway
Clifton Extension Railway
Stapleton Road Midland Railway
Clifton Extension Railway
Line closed, station closed
- Help and information points
- Public address system
- Redo Mural
- Garden or fence off hidden corner
- Major clean up
- ^ History of the Severn Beach Line
- ^ "First Great Western timetable #29: Bristol Temple Meads to Severn Beach (December 2010)". First Great Western. 2010-12-12. http://firstgreatwestern.co.uk/Documents/Custom/TTs%20Dec%20%2710/GW10D_TT29_WEB_%281%29.pdf. Retrieved 2011-02-07.
- ^ "First Great Western timetable #29: Bristol Temple Meads to Severn Beach (May 2011)". First Great Western. 2011-05-22. http://firstgreatwestern.co.uk/Documents/Custom/TTs%20Apr%20%2711/GW11M_TT29_WEB_V1.pdf. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
- ^ First Great Western improvement plans
Railway stations served by Bristol area commuter services Taunton to Bristol
and CardiffTaunton • Bridgwater • Highbridge and Burnham • Weston-super-Mare • Weston Milton • Worle • Yatton • Nailsea and Backwell • Parson Street • Bedminster • Bristol Temple Meads • Lawrence Hill • Stapleton Road • Filton Abbey Wood • Patchway • Pilning • Severn Tunnel Junction • Newport • Cardiff Central
Bristol to Cheltenham
Severn Beach Line Transport in Bristol Road Motorways European Routes A roads Bus Cycling Rail Railway lines Stations OtherGreater Bristol Metro Air Waterways Sea Public Transport Bridges
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