- Bracknell railway station
Infobox UK station
name = Bracknell
South West Trains
code = BCE
usage0405 = 1.684
usage0506 = 1.735
usage0607 = 1.838
platforms = 2
9 July 1856
Bracknell railway station is a
railway stationserving the town of Bracknellin Berkshire, England. The station, and all trains calling there, are operated by South West Trains. It is on the London Waterloo-Reading line.
The station was opened by the
Staines and Wokingham Railwayin 1856, and was taken over by the London and South Western Railwayin 1878. Following re-development in 1975, the station is situated directly underneath the Bracknell Quintiles building. The station's goods sidings closed in 1969[cite web|url=http://www.bracknell.gov.uk/the-coming-of-railways.pdf|title=The Coming of Railways|publisher=Bracknell Forest Borough Council|date=1999|accessdate=2008-03-06] .
Bracknell bus station is adjacent to the railway station.
In 2008, enhancements are underway to improve access for wheelchair-bound passengers, and those with baby-vehicles or bicycles. At present, the only way to reach the down (Reading-bound) platform is over the steps of the classic Southern Railway -vintage concrete footbridge at the London end of the platforms.
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