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Appleford Railway Station serves the village of Appleford-on-Thames via the Cherwell Valley Line. A scenic route that winds its way through Oxfordshire alongside the River Cherwell, the Cherwell Valley Line links the Great Western Main Line in the south to the Chiltern Main Line in the Midlands. Located between Didcot Parkway and Culham on the line, Appleford station sees a total of 16 services operate each direction a day, with a two-hourly interval between trains (and more during peak times). Many services start or continue as semi-fast trains between Reading and Paddington. Trains do not call at Appleford on Sunday.

Recently, the station's shelters on both platforms were updated. The station is not staffed, and passengers are advised to purchase their tickets on board. Rail replacement buses pick up and set down in the village at the bus stops on the B4016, a short walk from the station. This station is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Appleford are:

  • Didcot Parkway
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Please note station is unstaffed. Please call our assist line if you require assistance at this station
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

All station areas unsuitable for wheelchair access

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

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Departures and arrivals from Appleford

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Appleford station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to BanburyGreat Western Railway16:072On time
to Didcot ParkwayGreat Western Railway16:181On time
to OxfordGreat Western Railway17:072On time
to OxfordGreat Western Railway20:142On time
to Didcot ParkwayGreat Western Railway23:001On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Didcot ParkwayGreat Western Railway16:072On time
from OxfordGreat Western Railway16:181On time
from Didcot ParkwayGreat Western Railway17:072On time
from Didcot ParkwayGreat Western Railway20:142On time
from OxfordGreat Western Railway23:001On time
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