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A borders station straddling Hampshire, Surrey, and Berkshire all at once, Blackwater Railway Station provides its trifecta of regions with regular Great Western Railway service along the North Downs Line from Reading to Redhill and Gatwick Airport. Blackwater Station’s two platforms see bidirectional service; platform 1 sees eastbound trains from Blackwater to Gatwick Airport, while platform 2 sees westbound trains towards Reading. Two trains operate each hour, one express and one stopping. Additional trains may operate at peak periods. On Sundays, an extra hourly service operates between Reading and Gatwick Airport.

Blackwater Station is unstaffed, and emergency telephones are provided on both platforms, along with shelters and seating. Cycle storage is available off platform 1, and a council-managed car park is located nearby. Tickets may be purchased or collected from self-service ticket machines at the station. Level access is available to both platforms, but platform interchange is possible only through a highway route.

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Departures and arrivals from Blackwater

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Gatwick AirportGreat Western Railway23:581Early
to ReadingGreat Western Railway17:042On time
to Gatwick AirportGreat Western Railway17:091On time
to ReadingGreat Western Railway17:302On time
to Gatwick AirportGreat Western Railway17:351Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from ReadingGreat Western Railway23:581Early
from Gatwick AirportGreat Western Railway17:042On time
from ReadingGreat Western Railway17:091On time
from Gatwick AirportGreat Western Railway17:292On time
from ReadingGreat Western Railway17:351Scheduled
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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