Filton Abbey Wood Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Filton Abbey Wood railway station serves the town of Filton in South Gloucestershire, England, inside the Bristol conurbation. It is 4.4 miles (7.1 km) from Bristol Temple Meads. Its three letter station code is FIT. There are three platforms but minimal facilities. The station is managed by Great Western Railway, the seventh company to be responsible for the station, and the third franchise since privatisation in 1997. They provide most train services at the station, with two trains per day operated by CrossCountry. The general service level is eight trains per hour - two to South Wales, two to Bristol Parkway, two toward Weston-super-Mare and two toward Westbury. Filton Abbey Wood is the third station on the site. The first station, Filton, was opened in 1863 by the Bristol and South Wales Union Railway. The station had a single platform, with a second added in 1886 to cope with traffic from the Severn Tunnel. The station was closed in 1903, replaced by a new station, Filton Junction, 0.15 miles (0.24 km) further north, which was built at the junction with the newly constructed Badminton Line from Wootton Bassett. The new station had four platforms, each with waiting rooms and large canopies. Services at Filton Junction declined in the second half of the twentieth century, with the station buildings and Badminton Line platforms demolished in 1976. The station was closed completely in 1996, replaced by the current station, Filton Abbey Wood. This was built 0.3 miles (0.48 km) south of the original station, adjacent to a new Ministry of Defence office development. The station was built with two platforms, but a third was added in 2004. The line through Filton Abbey Wood is not electrified, but will be as part of the planned modernisation of the Great Western Main Line. A new platform will also be built, allowing increased services between Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 232793 0
2014 218934 0
2013 182474 0
2012 157214 0
2011 142420 0
2010 121084 0
2009 102946 0
2008 94966 0
2007 97729 0

Location Data

  • Civil Parish/community: Filton
  • Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Filton
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Filton and Bradley Stoke
  • Unitary Authority: South Gloucestershire Council
  • European Region: South West

Recent Crime Figures

Month Total Crime Antisocial BehaviourTheft from PersonBicycle TheftShopliftingRobberyBurglaryOther TheftVehicle CrimeDrugsWeaponsPublic OrderCriminal Damage & ArsonViolent CrimeOther Crime
January 2016 2 00100000001000
December 2015 0 00000000000000
November 2015 2 00200000000000
October 2015 5 00200000001020
September 2015 1 00000000000010
August 2015 2 00100000000100
July 2015 1 00000010000000
June 2015 2 00200000000000
May 2015 0 00000000000000
April 2015 0 00000000000000
March 2015 4 00100000001110
February 2015 0 00000000000000
January 2015 3 00100010000010
December 2014 0 00000000000000
November 2014 0 00000000000000
October 2014 3 00200010000000
September 2014 0 00000000000000
August 2014 2 00200000000000
July 2014 0 00000000000000
June 2014 1 00000010000000

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