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Plymouth railway station
Plymouth railway station serves the city of Plymouth, Devon, England. It is on the northern edge of the city centre close to the North Cross roundabout. It has the largest number of passengers starting and finishing their journeys at any station in the county, and is the largest of the six surviving railway stations in the city, being the only one served by InterCity trains.
The station is managed by Great Western Railway, being on the Exeter to Plymouth line 225.75 miles (363 km) by track fromLondon Paddington station. Plymouth is also the junction for the Cornish Main Line to Penzance and the Tamar Valley LinetoGunnislake. Services are operated by Great Western Railway and CrossCountry.
Originally named Plymouth North Road, it was opened in 1877 as a joint station for theGreat Western Railway (GWR) and the London and South Western Railway (LSWR). It was expanded in 1908 but a major rebuilding scheme that started in 1938 was delayed by theSecond World War and was not completed until 1962