Nailsea & Backwell Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Nailsea and Backwell railway station, on the Bristol to Exeter Line, is in the village of Backwell, close to the town of Nailsea in North Somerset, England. It is 8 miles (13 km) west of Bristol Temple Meads railway station, and 126 miles (203 km) from London Paddington. Its three-letter station code is NLS. The station, opened in 1841 by the Bristol and Exeter Railway, has two platforms but little in the way of facilities. It 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 all train services at the station, mainly hourly services between Bristol Parkway and Weston-super-Mare, and between Cardiff Central and Taunton.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 81435 0
2014 73686 0
2013 73838 0
2012 70274 0
2011 68246 0
2010 66193 0
2009 66535 0
2008 63420 0
2007 63202 0

Location Data

  • Civil Parish/community: Backwell
  • Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Backwell
  • UK Parliament Constituency: North Somerset
  • Unitary Authority: North Somerset Council
  • European Region: South West

Recent Crime Figures

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August 2014 1 00100000000000
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June 2013 1 00000000001000
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February 2013 1 00000000000010
January 2013 1 10000000000000

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