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Collected date 13/05/08

Bridgwater station was built to a design of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and the main station building dates from the line's opening (with Bridgwater as its terminus) in 1841.

The front of the station building seen from the car park:

Bridgwater station front

A portakabin mars this longer view:

Bridgwater approach

The side of the station building offers access to the platforms when the ticket office is closed:

Bridgwater side

Through the ticket office on to the platform, platform 2:

Bridgwater platform 2 under

Platform 2 seen from platform 1:

Bridgwater rear

Looking south along platform 2, with the station front and a siding on the right:

Bridgwater platform 2 footbridge
and side

Looking north from the same spot:

Bridgwater looking north

The southern end of platform 2 with an additional footbridge over the line and an old bay platform on the right:

Bridgwater looking south with
old platform

The view south along the line from the end of platform 2:

Bridgwater looking south

Looking north at the station:


Platform 1, opposite, for trains towards Taunton:

Bridgwater platform 1

Now fenced off and boarded up, the rear of the station building on platform 1:

Bridgwater platform 1 rear

Looking south from the footbridge at the station canopies:

Bridgwater looking south from

Looking north along the line from the footbridge:

Bridgwater looking north from