Reading railway station
Reading railway station is a major transport hub in Reading, Berkshire, England. It is on the northern edge of the town centre, near the main retail and commercial areas and the River Thames, 36 miles (58 km) from London Paddington.
|Local authority||Borough of Reading|
|Managed by||Network Rail|
|Number of platforms||15|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|Original company||Great Western Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Great Western Railway|
|Post-grouping||Great Western Railway|
|30 March 1840||Opened|
|Listed feature||Main Building of Reading General Station|
|Added to list||21 January 1976|
|London transport portal|
Reading is the ninth-busiest station in the UK outside London, and the second busiest interchange station outside London, with over 3.8 million passengers changing trains at the station annually.