Southampton Central railway station welcomes more than 6 million travellers through its doors each year, with visitors taking trains to destinations including London Waterloo, Brighton, Portsmouth Harbour, Cardiff Central and Manchester Piccadilly.

Southampton Central railway station was built 1895 to replace the Blechynden/West End station, when it was known as Southampton West railway station. Since then, it has been enlarged, improved and renamed a few times to become the busy and popular venue it is today.

There are plenty of things to do in Southampton too, with both the Mayflower Theatre and O2 Guildhall less than a 10-minute walk from the station and offering entertainment all year round, from plays and shows to music and comedy.


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