Heart of England Rail Rover - Tuesday

The Longest Platform Station in the UK - Home Station : Worcester Shrub Hill


A relax day, visiting Gloucester, to do a bit of shopping. Gloucester may be only 17 miles by road from my starting station at Ledbury, but it is a 43 miles by train. Gloucester Station has the longest platform in the UK, as mention in the Guiness World of Records. It is about a mile long! However, each platform is split into 2 or 3 platform number.

Gloucester Station
Gloucester Station. The 11:43 to Cardiff. The longest railway platform in the UK.

 

Departing Station Arrival Station Miles Depart Arrival Duration MPH Comments
Ledbury Worcester Forgate Street 14 08:56 09:18 0:22 40  
Worcester Shrub Hill Gloucester 28 10:26 11:02 0:36 48  
Gloucester Birmingham New Street 55 11:49 13:10 1:21 41 Via Worcester
Birmingham New Street Ledbury 48 13:46 15:07 1:21 36  

 

  Today The Week So Far
Total Miles 146 634
Total Duration 3 Hours 40 Minutes 12 Hours 17 Minutes
Total Idle Time 2 Hours 29 Minutes 4 Hours 12 Minutes

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