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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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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
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
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameCouncil Managed Car Park
Carpark operatorLocal Council
Car parking spaces100
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces33
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 1
Cycle storage notes<p>Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge.</p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level access from highway to both platforms but inter platform access only available via extended highway route (approx 350 metres). No footbridge

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

Accessible taxis are not available

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Departures and arrivals from Blackwater

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Blackwater station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ReadingGreat Western Railway14:332On time
to RedhillGreat Western Railway14:431On time
to ReadingGreat Western Railway15:102On time
to Gatwick AirportGreat Western Railway15:191On time
to ReadingGreat Western Railway15:332On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Gatwick AirportGreat Western Railway14:332On time
from ReadingGreat Western Railway14:421On time
from RedhillGreat Western Railway15:092On time
from ReadingGreat Western Railway15:191On time
from Gatwick AirportGreat Western Railway15:332On time
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