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Explore the Countryside with A Host of Trains from London Paddington

Paddington railway station is a London Underground station complex.

Paddington is one of 19 stations managed by Network Rail. As of today, it is also the London terminus for the dedicated Heathrow Express airport service.

A lot of modernization has been done due to the addition of Heathrow express airport service.

There are many terminus stations for Paddington railway station

These include

Hereford Bristol, Cardiff,  Oxford, Taunton, Exeter, Plymouth, Newbury Penance, Cheltenham, Worcester , Swansea and Reading. Paddington Station is near many tourist attractions which include Hyde Park, Regents Canal and The Serpentine.

Paddington is the London terminus for long-distance high-speed trains operated by First Great Western which a private train is operating company owned by the First group.

The important destinations

Reading, Swindon, Bristol Temple Meads, Newbury , Bath Spa, Didcot parkway, Cardiff central, newbury,  Chippenham, Exeter St Davids.

Other long-distance destinations

Taunton, Plymouth and Penzance in the West Country, Newport and Swansea in South Wales,  Hereford and Worcester in the West Midlands.

On an average around 35 million passengers use Paddington Railway station every year.  The operators running services from Paddington is – First Great Western, Heathrow Express, Heathrow connect, Chiltren . The train from Paddington Station are – Penzance, Heathrow Terminal 5, Hethrow Terminal 4, Tuanton, Tyford, Newport, Worcester Forgate Street, Cheltenham Spla,Plymouth,Radley.

Paddington is served by four London Underground lines VIA  two separate stations: these are  Bakerloo, Circle and District lines. They have a combined sub-surface and deep-level station to the south of the main line station. The Hammersmith & City and Circle lines have a sub-surface station to the north. Circle line services go through both of the sub-surface stations as part of a spiral route.

An integrated timetable is offered between Paddington and Rosslare Europort in Ireland via the Stena Line ferry from Fishguard Harbour railway station with through ticketing to stations in Ireland.

Apart from this, there is a daily morning and evening service in both directions, changing at Newport, Cardiff or Swansea. This route has been in existence since 1906.

Paddington is an alternative London terminal for Chiltern Railways’ service to Birmingham, used when London Marylebone is inaccessible for infrastructural  or other reasons, and for one daily services towards West Ruislip, calling at South Ruislip.

Although Paddington is not served by the Central line, the short walk to Lancaster Gate tube station is taken by many commuters heading for the West End or the City, as it can be quicker than alternative routes.

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