One of two stations serving the town of Dorchester in Dorset, Dorchester South sees regular service by South Western Railway along the South Western Main Line. Trains from Dorchester South operate on a half-hourly frequency in each direction on weekdays, northbound to London Waterloo from platform 1 and southbound to Weymouth from platform 2. On Sundays, trains depart on an hourly basis instead.
Dorchester South has recently been modernised and is fully outfitted with amenities including CCTV monitors that improve platform visuals for the train guards and new entrances to the platforms. Station facilities include bicycle storage, a paid carpark, a staffed ticket office and self-service ticket machines, toilets (accessed from platform 1), trolleys, and waiting rooms on both platforms. Step-free access is available to platform 1 (for London) via ramp or level access from carpark and platform 2 via a ramp from a separate entrance. Dorchester South station is close to a number of shops and amenities.
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|Weekdays||05:50 - 18:15|
|Saturday||06:45 - 17:00|
|Sunday||08:30 - 16:00|
|Staffing level||Part time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Customer Service notes|
Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
|Customer help points||Available|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Car parking spaces||47|
|Cycle storage spaces||12|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Unavailable|
|Step-free access||Part of station|
|Step-free access notes|
There is level access through the booking hall to platform 1 (for trains to Poole, Bournemouth and London Waterloo). When the booking hall is closed there is level access via the car park.
There is level access to platform 2 (for trains to Weymouth)
There is no step free interchange between platforms. Passengers are advised to contact our Assisted Travel team.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
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