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Located in the Cathedral city of Salisbury, the station is on the junction of the Waterloo - Exeter and Bristol - Portsmouth main lines.
Railway type and traffic
Passenger services include regular South West Trains and Wessex Trains services operated by classes 150/153/158/159/170. SWT depot adjacent to the station provides many empty stock moves. Also regular steam or diesel hauled charters.
Freight services are usually hauled by classes 59/60/66 in a variety of liveries. These are fairly frequent and include stone, LPG, freightliner and engineers traffic.
Situated in the beautiful Cathedral city of Salisbury. The station clean and well lit with friendly staff.
Parking at station, or nearby in city centre. Most on-street parking either metered or 'residents only'. Good security.
Regular rail services from London, Bristol/Cardiff, the South West and Portsmouth/Southampton. Good local and express bus services from Swindon, Southampton, Bath etc.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
Toilets, coffee shop and cash machine on station. City centre nearby with everything you need.
Salisbury is a popular tourist destination so good choice of accommodation to suit all budgets. Local Tourist Information Center a good place to start.
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Salisbury Station general view map
Salisbury Station close up map
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Best spots are the ends of platforms 4/6 - staion is on a slight curve so you can usually take advantage of the suns position at most times of the day.
Find a place early if planning to phot one of the steam specials.
Links to photographs at this location
UK Railpics - Serco Test Train
General views - All photographs © Matt Weston unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east
From Platform 4
Fig 2 - Looking west
From platform 4
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