Branksome (BSM)

Managed by South Western Railway 

 
Branksome station
Poole Road
Branksome
Dorset
BH12 1DF
 

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

  • Trolleys

  • Refreshments

  • ATM machine

  • Toilets

  • Pay phone

    Pay phone Cards and Coins
  • Internet

    Public Wi-Fi Yes
  • Post box

  • Tourist information office

  • Shops

 
 

Branksome

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Getting to and from the station

 
PlusBus ticketing available for this location. For details of ticket prices and bus information, click here.

Bicycle parking

Wheel Racks
Storage sheltered
Yes
Storage spaces
20
Storage CCTV
Yes
Car Park
Station Car Park
Note

Weekend tickets available after 1200 Fridays £5.00

Opening hours
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Number of spaces
30  with 1 accessible spaces available
Accessible car park equipment
 
Free of charge
No
Daily rate
£4.20
Saturday rate
£2.00
Sunday rate
£2.00
Weekly rate
£18.30
Monthly rate
£47.20
3 Monthly rate
£141.60
Annual rate
£483.00

Bank Holiday £2.00 

CCTV Coverage
No
Onward travel information

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available
No

Ticket buying and collection

 
Ticket Office
Yes
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 06:05 - 10:00
Saturday 08:00 - 11:00
Sunday Closed
Location

At the station entrance by the ticket office

Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is not available at this station
Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Yes
Accessible ticket machines
There are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machines note

All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details

Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from ticket machine
Smartcards
Smartcards issued
No
Smartcards top-up
Yes, at either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Smartcards validators
Yes

Branksome ticket office can order new smartcards for collection and sell tickets to smartcards including Flexi Seasons.

Penalty fares
Penalty fares apply for South Western Railway 

Staffing and general services

 
Information available from staff
 
Information services - opening times
Monday - Friday 06:05 - 10:00
Saturday 08:00 - 11:00
Sunday Closed
 
Customer help points
Yes

Customer Help points are located on every platform

Lost Property
Yes
Monday - Friday 07:30 - 19:00
Saturday - Sunday Closed
Public Holidays Closed

Opening times are for the Lost Property office at London Waterloo. There is no Lost Property office at Branksome.

Please click here for details on lost property and how to register a lost item.
Customer Services
Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
Ticket gates
No
CCTV
No
Location for Rail Replacement Services
To Bournemouth: Poole Road (A35) Bus Stop outside John Lewis

To Poole: Poole Road (A35) Bus Stop opposite John Lewis

Facilities

 
ATM Machine
No
Pay phones
Yes
Pay phones type
Cards and Coins
Public Wi-Fi
Yes
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Toilets
No
Waiting Rooms
No

Accessibility and mobility access

 
Helpline Contact
0800 5282100
Assisted travel

If you want to plan your travel you can book assistance up to 2 hours before your journey, please call our contact centre team 0800 528 2100 . Our assisted travel helpline is open 24 hours a day, except on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. You just need to tell us where you are, where you're travelling to, and how we can help. We will confirm the arrangements with you. We will send a text message to the guard of the service that you intend to travel on, providing them with advance notice.

When the train arrives, the guard will help you to board with the assistance you require. This service is for any customer who may need assistance - whether it's a mobility or visual impairment, luggage or a hidden disability.

Assisted Boarding Points

A dedicated meeting point so you can just Turn Up and Go When you arrive at the station find the Assisted Boarding Point on the platform using:

* Information posters

* Website information

* Assisted Boarding Points Icon

* Announcements and customer information boards around the station. 

Scan the WhatsApp QR code or use our WhatsApp number 0800 528 6599 to send a message . You just need to tell us where you are, where you're travelling to, and how we can help. We’ll send a text message to the guard of the service that you intend to travel on, providing them with advance notice. We will send you a text confirmation.

When the train arrives, the guard will help you to board with the assistance you require. This service is for any customer who may need assistance - whether it's a mobility or visual impairment, luggage or a hidden disability.

Assistance is available to customers boarding and alighting trains, at all times trains are running. At this station assistance is provided by the Guard on board the train. You can book assistance up to 2 hours before your journey when travelling on South Western Railway. Planning in advance isn’t always possible so do not worry if you haven't booked – please make yourself known to the Guard, who will step out onto the platform when the train arrives. You can also use our Assisted Boarding Points service. More information here: here

Helpline opening hours
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day

24 hours a day, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Staff help available
No
Ramp for train access
Yes
Step free access coverage
No
Step free access note

Step-free category C station. Steps to both platforms.

Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge.

Wheelchairs available
No
Nearest station with more facilities CRS Code
BournemouthPoole

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