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  1. Railways in the United Kingdom historically are measured in miles and chains. There are 80 chains to one mile.

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References

  1. Table 158 National Rail timetable, May 2016
  2. Borough of Poole [ permanent dead link ]
  3. Yonge, John (November 2008) [1994]. Jacobs, Gerald (ed.). Railway Track Diagrams 5: Southern & TfL (3rd ed.). Bradford on Avon: Trackmaps. map 31B. ISBN   978-0-9549866-4-3.
  4. Poole station facilities National Rail Enquiries; Retrieved 19 May 2017
Poole
National Rail logo.svg
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General information
Location Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
England
Grid reference SZ012911
Managed by South Western Railway
Platforms2
Other information
Station codePOO
Classification DfT category C1
History
Opened2 December 1872
Pre-grouping London and South Western Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Passengers
2017/18Decrease2.svg 1.127 million
 Interchange  6,064
Preceding station National Rail logo.svg National Rail Following station
Parkstone or Bournemouth   South Western Railway
South West Main Line
  Hamworthy
Disused railways
Parkstone   Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway
LSWR and Midland Railways
  Creekmoor Halt
BSicon BOOT.svg Ferry services
Terminus (Poole Harbour)  Brittany Ferries
Ferry
  Cherbourg
Maritime
Terminus (Poole Harbour)  Condor Ferries
high-speed catamaran
  St Peter Port
   St Helier
This station offers access to the South West Coast Path
Distance to path4 miles (plus ferry)
Next station clockwise Swanage 12 miles total

Coordinates: 50°43′08″N1°58′59″W / 50.719°N 1.983°W / 50.719; -1.983