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Basingstoke Railway Station (BSK)

Managed by South West Trains

Station Hill
RG21 5NE

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Ticket office openingMonday-Friday 06:00-21:30
Saturday 06:00-21:30
Sunday 07:00-21:30
Self-service machinesYes
Collect from counterNo
Collect from machineYes

In the booking hall and at rear entrance to platform 4/5

Smartcards validatorsYes
Penalty fares

Penalty Fares apply to journeys from Basingstoke station when travelling with:

  • First Great Western
  • South West Trains

Penalty Fares do not apply if travelling with:

  • CrossCountry
Postcode RG21 5NE

Station Usage Statistics

Year on year comparison
Total Passenger Entries and Exits 2010/11 4,903,644
Total Passenger Entries and Exits 2009/10 4,639,966
Change from 2009/10 to 2010/2011 (numbers) 263,678
Change from 2009/10 to 2010/2011 (percent) 6%
Detailed figures for 2010/2011
Total Passenger Entries 2,451,822
Passenger Entries (Full Price) 548,837
Passenger Entries (Reduced Price) 1,000,156
Passenger Entries (Season Ticket) 902,829
Total Passenger Exits 2,451,822
Passenger Exits (Full Price) 548,837
Passenger Exits (Reduced Price) 1,000,156
Passenger Exits (Season Ticket) 902,829
Passenger Interchanges 677,911

Crime Statistics from British Transport Police

12 months to March (rolling year)
Antisocial behaviour4
Other crime28
Vehicle crime8
Violent crime26
2011 (whole year)
Antisocial behaviour2
Other crime37
Vehicle crime8
Violent crime25
2012 so far (as of March *)
Antisocial behaviour2
Other crime3
Vehicle crime1
Violent crime5

* Crime figures are updated monthly, typically about two or three months in arrears.

Top destinations from this station

Birmingham International (BHI)
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
Edinburgh (EDB)
Newcastle (NCL)
London Waterloo (WAT)
Wolverhampton (WVH)
York (YRK)
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