St Budeaux Victoria Road is one of 2 suburban railway stations in St Budeaux, Plymouth; the other is the adjacent St Budeaux Ferry Road.
The two stations are the remains of the two different routes that used to run to Plymouth. The Great Western Railway operated from Exeter St David's to Plymouth by means of the coastal route via Dawlish; whilst the London and South Western Railway built their route from Exeter via Oakhampton. It used to be possible to leave Exeter or Plymouth in two opposite directions to reach the same destination. Victoria Road is former the London and South Western Railway station.
St Budeaux Victoria Road is now served by Tamar Valley Line services.
St Budeaux Victoria Road has 1 platform; ramps provide step free access from the road bridge on Wolseley Road.
There is a shelter on the platform.
There are no ticket purchasing facilities; passengers must buy on the train, at their destination or interchange station.
Trains to Plymouth run left to right as passengers face the track; Gunnislake trains run right to left.
Bus connections and PlusBus Edit
There are local bus services from St Budeaux Square on Wolseley Road.
St Budeaux Victoria Road is not a PlusBus station.
Special ticketing Edit
St Budeaux Ferry Road is in the following Rover areas:
- Tamar Valley Line Rover
- Devon Ranger/Devon Evening Ranger
- Freedom of Devon and Cornwall
- Freedom of the South West
- Ride Cornwall
Penalty Fares Edit
St Budeaux Victoria Road is not a Penalty Fare station.