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Branksome train station is located in Poole and is part of the South Western Main Line, serving the areas of Branksome and Branksome Park with connections to London and Weymouth. The fastest journey time for direct trains from Branksome to London Waterloo is 1 hour and 58 minutes, while trains to Weymouth take a minimum of 45 minutes. The connection to Poole itself can take as little as 6 minutes.   

Branksome itself is a largely residential area, though the area around the station is home to several shops and the Poole Retail Park lies nearby. Both platforms at Branksome train station are accessed by steps and they are linked by a footbridge over the line. There is a ticket machine and a staffed ticket office for passengers.  

The station at Branksome was originally opened in 1893 on the site of a junction. Today, it is served on weekdays and Saturdays by one train an hour to Weymouth, and two hourly services to Poole and London.  

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Departures and arrivals from Branksome

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Branksome station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to WeymouthSouth Western Railway23:292On time
to PooleSouth Western Railway23:492On time
to PooleSouth Western Railway00:292On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway05:071Scheduled
to BrockenhurstSouth Western Railway05:301Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway23:292On time
from BrockenhurstSouth Western Railway23:492On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway00:292On time
from PooleSouth Western Railway05:071Scheduled
from PooleSouth Western Railway05:301Scheduled
† 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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