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About Edit

Newton Abbot is a junction station in Newton Abbot, Devon. Located on Queen Street, it is where services for Paignton diverge from services to Plymouth.

Layout Edit

The main entrance is located on the station forecourt off Station Road, where a pick-up/drop off zone can be found. immediately on the right is the ticket office; whilst a self service ticket machine can be found outside and to the right of the main entrance.

A ramp or steps will take you up to Platform 3, where further steps or a lift give access to Platforms 1 and 2.

Departure and arrival boards are facing the main entrance; more are available on the platforms.

There are currently 3 more entrances on to Platform 3, one to the right of the station building, and 2 more from the car park.

Facilities Edit

A Pumpkin cafe can be found on Platform 3.

Toilets are located on Platform 3.

Waiting rooms can be found on all platforms, and the one on Platform 3 also houses Customer Information.

A taxi rank is located next to the station building, and the car park is adjacent to Platform 3.

The car park is adjacent to Platform 3.

Services Edit

  • Crosscountry: Penzance/Plymouth/Paignton - Aberdeen/Newcastle/Leeds/Manchester Piccadilly
  • GWR: Penzance/Plymouth/Paignton - Exmouth/London Paddington

Generally, Platform 3 is used for long distance services to London or the North and Platform 2 for services towards Plymouth, Cornwall or Paignton. Platform 1 can be for services in either direction.

If using GWR services to London, First Class carriages K and L will be found towards the uncovered ends of the platform (the left on Platform 3 as you enter the station, and behind you on decent from the footbridge). Unreserved coaches E and F will stop nearest the lift.

Crosscountry First Class depends on the formation of the train.

Bus connections and PlusBus Edit

Bus stops can be found in Station Road,.

Rail Replacement Buses depart from the station forecourt.

Newton Abbot is a PlusBus station.

Special ticketing Edit

Newton Abbot is in the following Rover areas

  • Devon Ranger/Devon Night Ranger
  • Freedom of Devon and Cornwall
  • Freedom of the South West

Penalty Fares Edit

Newton Abbot is a Penalty Fare station, you must have a valid ticket before boarding a train.