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Encyclopedia > Cardiff Central railway station
Cardiff Central
Caerdydd Canolog
Frontage of Cardiff Central station
Location
Place Cardiff
Local authority City of Cardiff
Operations
Station code CDF
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Owned by Network Rail
Platforms in use 7
Live departures and station information from National Rail
Annual Passenger Usage
2005/06 * 8.357 million
History
1850
1932
Opened
Rebuilt
National Rail - UK railway stations

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* Annual passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Cardiff Central from Office of Rail Regulation statistics.
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Cardiff Central railway station (Welsh: Caerdydd Canolog) is a major British railway station in Cardiff, Wales. Image File history File links Portal. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... Passengers bustle around the typical grand edifice of Londons Broad Street station in 1865. ... This article is about the capital city of Wales. ... This article is about the country. ...


It is largest and most important station in the city itself and in Wales. It is also a major part of the British rail network, being the 6th busiest station in the United Kingdom, outside of London. This article is about the country. ...


It is one of 21 railway stations in the city and is a major interchange hub for the Valley Lines services, local services in Wales, the First Great Western Intercity services and CrossCountry services to Nottingham and Newcastle upon Tyne via Birmingham, Sheffield and York. This is a listing of places in Cardiff, capital city of Wales. ... British Rail Class 143 unit, no. ... Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... 0. ... This article is about CrossCountry trains. ... For other uses, see Nottingham (disambiguation). ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the British city. ... For other uses, see Sheffield (disambiguation). ... York shown within England Coordinates: , Sovereign state Constituent country Region Yorkshire and the Humber Ceremonial county North Yorkshire Admin HQ York City Centre Founded 71 City Status 71 Government  - Type Unitary Authority, City  - Governing body City of York Council  - Leadership: Leader & Executive  - Executive: Liberal Democrat  - MPs: Hugh Bayley (L) John...


The station is operated by Arriva Trains Wales and was known as Cardiff General until 1973. It is located near the Millennium Stadium in Central Square. Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... The Millennium Stadium (Welsh: Stadiwm y Mileniwm), is the national stadium of Wales, located in the capital Cardiff, and is used primarily for rugby union and football home internationals. ...


The railway station forecourt — in the practical manner common in continental Europe but relatively rare in Great Britain — accommodates Cardiff Central Bus Station. Cardiff Central Bus Station serves as the main bus interchange for the Welsh capital, Cardiff. ...

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History

The station was opened by the South Wales Railway in 1850. Its successor company, the Great Western Railway, rebuilt it in 1932 as is marked by the name carved onto the façade (larger than the name of the station). A formerly separate "Riverside" suburban station of 1893 was integrated into the main station in 1940 but its platforms ceased to be used for passenger traffic in the 1960s[1]. The South Wales Railway was a broad gauge railway that linked the Gloucester and Dean Forest Railway with Neyland in Wales. ... For the game, see: 1850 (board game) 1850 (MDCCCL) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday [1] of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The original Bristol Temple Meads station, first terminus of the GWR, is the building to the left of this picture The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company, linking South West England, the West Country and South Wales with London. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969. ...

Station layout

There are two entrances. The first, and main, entrance being on Central Square, accessed from Wood Street, adjacent to Central Bus Station and two main taxi ranks. This entrance leads to the station's main forecourt with ticket desks and machines, information desks, cafés, newsagents and other facilities expected from a major station. Cash machines are also situated outside the main entrance. Cardiff Central Bus Station serves as the main bus interchange for the Welsh capital, Cardiff. ...


The other entrance is at the rear of the station, accessed from Tresillian Way / St. Mary Street, where the station's car park is found. The railway tracks are above the subway, which runs parallel under the tracks linking the two main entrances and the platforms are accessed by stairs and lifts. From both entrances, a valid ticket is required to pass through a barrier and gain access to the platforms.


The seven platforms are arranged in three islands, 1/2, 3/4 and 6/7, with Platform 0 accessible from a separate staircase at the west end of the main concourse. Toilets, vending machines and waiting rooms are found on all islands with a café situated on platforms 1 and 2.


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Services

As Wales' principal railway station, Cardiff Central is a hub for Valley Lines services (a metro system in Cardiff and the surrounding area), the Cardiff International Airport rail link and Swanline. It essentially connects South and West Wales to major English and Scottish towns and cities as a lot of passengers for such destinations would have to change here. British Rail Class 143 unit, no. ... Cardiff International Airport (Welsh: Maes Awyr Rhyngwladol Caerdydd) (IATA: CWL, ICAO: EGFF) is a major British airport located in the town of Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan, approximately 12 miles (19 km) south-west of the Welsh capital, Cardiff, serving all of South and Mid Wales. ... Swanline is the brand name of a local rail service that operates on the South Wales Main Line between Swansea and Cardiff Central, South Wales. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This article is about the country. ...

  Preceding station     National Rail     Following station  
Terminus   Arriva Trains Wales

City Line National Rail uses the BR double-arrow logo A typical National Rail station sign showing the double-arrow logo National Rail is a brand name of the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC). ... Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... The City Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Radyr via the western suburbs of Cardiff. ...

  Ninian Park
Cardiff Queen Street   Arriva Trains Wales

Coryton Line Ninian Park railway station is a railway station serving the Ninian Park area, which is just outside the centre of Cardiff. ... Cardiff Queen Street railway station (Welsh Caerdydd Heol y Frenhines) is seen by many as the main hub of the Valley Lines network around Cardiff - the solitary connection to Cardiff Bay is seen as part of the reason for this. ... Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... The Coryton Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Heath, Ty Glas, Rhiwbina, Whitchurch and Coryton. ...

  Terminus
Terminus   Arriva Trains Wales

Ebbw Valley Line Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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  Rogerstone
Terminus   Arriva Trains Wales

Maesteg Line Rogerstone railway station serves the district of Rogerstone, Newport. ... Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... The Maesteg Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Bridgend and Maesteg. ...

  Pontyclun
Cardiff Queen Street   Arriva Trains Wales

Merthyr Line Pontyclun railway station is a minor railway station in Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taff county borough, south Wales. ... Cardiff Queen Street railway station (Welsh Caerdydd Heol y Frenhines) is seen by many as the main hub of the Valley Lines network around Cardiff - the solitary connection to Cardiff Bay is seen as part of the reason for this. ... Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... The Merthyr Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil and Aberdare. ...

  Terminus
Cardiff Queen Street   Arriva Trains Wales

Rhondda Line Cardiff Queen Street railway station (Welsh Caerdydd Heol y Frenhines) is seen by many as the main hub of the Valley Lines network around Cardiff - the solitary connection to Cardiff Bay is seen as part of the reason for this. ... Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... The Rhondda Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Pontypridd, Porth, Ystrad Rhondda and Treherbert. ...

  Terminus
  Arriva Trains Wales

Rhymney Line Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... The Rhymney Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Heath, Llanishen, Caerphilly, Bargoed and Rhymney. ...

 
Terminus   Arriva Trains Wales

Vale Line Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... The Vale of Glamorgan Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Bridgend via Barry, Rhoose and Llantwit Major. ...

  Grangetown
Newport   Arriva Trains Wales
Cardiff - Gloucester
  Terminus
  Arriva Trains Wales
Cardiff - Holyhead
 
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Cardiff - Manchester
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  Arriva Trains Wales
South Wales Main Line
  Bridgend
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Cardiff to Nottingham
  Newport
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Cardiff to Newcastle
 
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South Wales Main Line
  Bridgend
  First Great Western
Cardiff - Portsmouth Harbour
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Grangetown railway station is a railway station serving the Grangetown district of Cardiff in South Wales. ... Newport railway station (or Newport High Street station) is situated in the heart of the city of Newport. ... Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... Newport railway station (or Newport High Street station) is situated in the heart of the city of Newport. ... Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... The Welsh Marches Line is the railway line from Newport to Crewe via Abergavenny, Hereford, Craven Arms, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch. ... Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ... 0. ... Bridgend railway station is a railway station that serves town of Bridgend in South Wales. ... This article is about CrossCountry trains. ... Newport railway station (or Newport High Street station) is situated in the heart of the city of Newport. ... This article is about CrossCountry trains. ... The Cross Country Route (MR) is the name given to a major British rail route, running from South West England via Bristol, Birmingham, Derby and Sheffield to North East England and Scotland. ... Newport railway station (or Newport High Street station) is situated in the heart of the city of Newport. ... First Great Western is the operating name of First Greater Western Ltd,[1] a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup, which operates services in the west and south west of England and South Wales. ... 0. ... Bridgend railway station is a railway station that serves town of Bridgend in South Wales. ... First Great Western is the operating name of First Greater Western Ltd,[1] a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup, which operates services in the west and south west of England and South Wales. ... The Wessex Main Line is the railway line from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton. ...

Destinations

Arriva Trains Wales Arriva Trains Wales (Welsh: ) is a train operating company that operates urban and inter urban passenger services in Wales and the Welsh Marches. ...

CrossCountry Gloucester railway station (formerly known as Gloucester Central station) serves the city of Gloucester. ... Manchester Piccadilly station is the principal railway station of Manchester, UK. It serves intercity routes to London Euston, Birmingham New Street and the south, Glasgow Central, and routes throughout the north of England. ... Newport railway station (or Newport High Street station) is situated in the heart of the city of Newport. ... Hereford is the railway station serving the city of Hereford in Herefordshire, England. ... Shrewsbury railway station is Shrewsburys only remaining railway station (Shrewsbury Abbey, as well as all the other small stations around the town, having long closed). ... Crewe station is one of the most historic railway stations in the world. ... Holyhead railway station serves the town of Holyhead (Welsh name: Caergybi) on Holy Island, Anglesey. ... Newport railway station (or Newport High Street station) is situated in the heart of the city of Newport. ... Hereford is the railway station serving the city of Hereford in Herefordshire, England. ... Shrewsbury railway station is Shrewsburys only remaining railway station (Shrewsbury Abbey, as well as all the other small stations around the town, having long closed). ... Wrexham General railway station (Welsh: ) is a medium sized railway station in the town of Wrexham, north-east Wales // In 1846 the first steam trains began the Railway Age in Wrexham. ... Chester railway station is a railway station in the city of Chester, England. ... Milford Haven railway station serves the town of Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. ... Bridgend railway station is a railway station that serves town of Bridgend in South Wales. ... Swansea railway station is the railway station for Swansea, South Wales. ... Carmarthen railway station is the original station situated south of the river on the edge of Carmarthen. ... The Arriva Trans Wales-operated station in Radyr is located at the foot of the hill at the eastern edge of the village, alongside the River Taff. ... Fairwater railway station is a railway station serving the Fairwater area of Cardiff, Wales. ... Coryton railway station is a railway station serving Coryton, near Cardiff in South Wales. ... Heath Low Level railway station is one of two railway stations serving Heath, near Cardiff in South Wales. ... Rhiwbina railway station is a railway station serving Rhiwbina, near Cardiff in South Wales. ... Ebbw Vale Town station has been identified as a potential future phase development of the Ebbw Valley Line. ... Rogerstone railway station serves the district of Rogerstone, Newport. ... Newbridge railway station serves the towns of Newbridge and Blackwood, Gwent, south east Wales. ... 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Cardiff Queen Street railway station (Welsh Caerdydd Heol y Frenhines) is seen by many as the main hub of the Valley Lines network around Cardiff - the solitary connection to Cardiff Bay is seen as part of the reason for this. ... Llandaf Railway Station is actually located a couple of miles north of Llandaff City in Llandaff North, a seperate village and community on the opposite side of the River Taff which flows down from the Welsh Valleys. ... Pontypridd railway station serves the town of Pontypridd in South Wales. ... Abercynon North railway station is one of two railway stations serving the village of Abercynon in the Cynon Valley, South Wales. ... Treherbert railway station is a railway station serving the village of Treherbert in Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales. ... Cardiff Queen Street railway station (Welsh Caerdydd Heol y Frenhines) is seen by many as the main hub of the Valley Lines network around Cardiff - the solitary connection to Cardiff Bay is seen as part of the reason for this. ... Llandaf Railway Station is actually located a couple of miles north of Llandaff City in Llandaff North, a seperate village and community on the opposite side of the River Taff which flows down from the Welsh Valleys. ... Pontypridd railway station serves the town of Pontypridd in South Wales. ... Ystrad Rhondda railway station is a railway station serving Ystrad in Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales. ... Rhymney railway station is a railway station serving the town of Rhymney, south Wales. ... Cardiff Queen Street railway station (Welsh Caerdydd Heol y Frenhines) is seen by many as the main hub of the Valley Lines network around Cardiff - the solitary connection to Cardiff Bay is seen as part of the reason for this. ... Llanishen railway station is a railway station serving the village of Llanishen in Cardiff, south Wales. ... Caerphilly railway station is a railway station serving the town of Caerphilly, south Wales. ... Ystrad Mynach railway station is a railway station serving the town of Ystrad Mynach, south Wales. ... Bridgend railway station is a railway station that serves town of Bridgend in South Wales. ... Barry railway station is a railway station serving the town of Barry in South Wales. ... Rhoose Cardiff International Airport railway station is a railway station that serves Cardiff International Airport in the village of Rhoose. ... Llantwit Major railway station is a railway station that serves town of Llantwit Major. ... Penarth railway station is a railway station serving the Penarth area of Cardiff in South Wales. ... Grangetown railway station is a railway station serving the Grangetown district of Cardiff in South Wales. ... This article is about CrossCountry trains. ...

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Paddington station or London Paddington is the name of a major railway station in the Paddington area of London, which is the London terminus for long distance trains to the West of England and South Wales and some West London commuter services. ... Newport railway station (or Newport High Street station) is situated in the heart of the city of Newport. ... The original station (left) closed in 1965. ... Swindon railway station is a railway station serving the town of Swindon in Wiltshire in England. ... Portsmouth Harbour railway station is a railway station in Portsmouth, England. ... Newport railway station (or Newport High Street station) is situated in the heart of the city of Newport. ... The original station (left) closed in 1965. ... Bath Spa railway station is the principal railway station in the city of Bath, Somerset. ... a free shuttle service linking the station to the city centre and town quay Southampton Central is a mainline railway station serving the city of Southampton in Hampshire, southern England. ... Swansea railway station is the railway station for Swansea, South Wales. ... Bridgend railway station is a railway station that serves town of Bridgend in South Wales. ... Port Talbot Parkway railway station is a railway station in Port Talbot, South Wales. ...

Cardiff Central Bus Station

The Central Bus Station is the central point of reference for all local and national bus services in the city. The terminal contains six covered ranks on the north side for most Cardiff Bus as well as other services. Long-distance services to the valleys and coach services, e.g. TrawsCambria and National Express, run from rank A at the north end. Stops either side of Wood Street, which runs alongside the main terminal, are used mainly for departures to Barry, Penarth, Heath Hospital, Cardiff Bay, Caerau, Ely and Tremorfa. Cardiff Central Bus Station serves as the main bus interchange for the Welsh capital, Cardiff. ... Autobus redirects here. ... Cardiff Bus is an Australian Bus Company. ... TrawsCambria is a brand name applied to a network of long- and middle-distance express bus routes in Wales which are sponsored by the Welsh Assembly Government. ... National Express coach on route 561 National Express is the brand under which the majority of long distance bus and coach services in the United Kingdom are marketed, and also the company that manages this network and operates some of the services. ... Barry (Welsh: ) is a town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. ... , Penarth (Welsh: pen head, + garth cliff or hill, or arth bear) is a town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, lying on the north shore of the Severn estuary, and at the southern end of Cardiff Bay. ... University Hospital of Wales (referred to locally as the Heath) is situated on the outskirts of central Cardiff, Wales. ... Cardiff Bay Cardiff Bay (Welsh: Bae Caerdydd) is the regeneration area created by the Cardiff Barrage which impounded two rivers (Taff and Ely) to form a new 500 acre freshwater lake around the former dockland area south of the city centre of Cardiff in south Wales. ... Caerau is a district of west Cardiff in south Wales. ... Ely electoral ward of Cardiff Ely (Welsh Trelai tref town + Elai River Ely) is a suburb primarily dominated by council housing in western Cardiff, Wales. ... Tremorfa is a district of the city of Cardiff, Wales. ...


The railway station also has a dedicated bus stop on the south side of the station, referred to as "rear of the station" by station staff. On National Rail departure boards this is sometimes referred to as Cardiff Central Bus Stn CCB. The stop is also used for Rail Replacement services and Cardiff Bus BayCar service.


Buses run weekdays from early morning (around 05:00) to late at night, the last services leaving at 23:20 on almost all major routes. The city is divided into sections by bus number, the south of the city served by the lowest numbered routes then rising in a clockwise fashion around the city to the highest numbers in the east.


"City circle" routes numbers 1 & 2 (clockwise and anti-clockwise) have circular routes which incorporate the Central Bus Station, Cardiff Bay, Western Avenue, Heath Hospital, Roath and Tremorfa. Roath Brook flowing through Roath Park in the snow Roath (Welsh: Y Rhâth) is a district of the city of Cardiff, Wales. ...


Cardiff Airport Rail link

Cardiff International Airport is situated 12 miles east of Cardiff City Centre. In 2005 a section of the Vale of Glamorgan Line was re-opened between Barry and Bridgend. Ever since, there have been services to Rhoose Cardiff International Airport railway station once every hour for most of the day (Monday-Saturday) and a two-hourly service on Sunday. At the airport station, passengers must take additional transport. There is a free shuttle provided to take passengers to the main terminal. Buses to and from the airport appear on the National Rail Enquiries website. Cardiff International Airport (Welsh: Maes Awyr Rhyngwladol Caerdydd) (IATA: CWL, ICAO: EGFF) is a major British airport located in the town of Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan, approximately 12 miles (19 km) south-west of the Welsh capital, Cardiff, serving all of South and Mid Wales. ... Rhoose Cardiff International Airport railway station is a railway station that serves Cardiff International Airport in the village of Rhoose. ...


Future Plans

Traffic levels on the London Paddington route are rising faster than national average, with continued increases predicted. The now defunct Strategic Rail Authority produced a Route Utilisation Strategy for the Great Western Main Line in 2005 to propose ways of meeting this demand, Network Rail plan to implement a new study in 2008. In the meantime, their 2007 Business Plan includes the provision of extra platform capacity at Cardiff Central (as well as Newport and Bristol Parkway), also resignalling and line speed improvements in South Wales, most of which would be delivered in 2010-2014. Newport railway station (or Newport High Street station) is situated in the heart of the city of Newport. ... Bristol Parkway is a railway station on the northern edge of Bristol (England), at Stoke Gifford in South Gloucestershire. ...


See also

This article is about means of transport in Wales. ...

References

  1. ^ Barrie, D.S.M. (1980). A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, vol. 12: South Wales. David & Charles.  ISBN 0-7153-7970-4

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The Maesteg Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Bridgend and Maesteg. ... The Merthyr Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil and Aberdare. ... The Rhondda Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Pontypridd, Porth, Ystrad Rhondda and Treherbert. ... The Rhymney Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Heath, Llanishen, Caerphilly, Bargoed and Rhymney. ... The Vale of Glamorgan Line is a railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Bridgend via Barry, Rhoose and Llantwit Major. ... Bridgend railway station is a railway station that serves town of Bridgend in South Wales. ... Cardiff Queen Street railway station (Welsh Caerdydd Heol y Frenhines) is seen by many as the main hub of the Valley Lines network around Cardiff - the solitary connection to Cardiff Bay is seen as part of the reason for this. ... Newport railway station (or Newport High Street station) is situated in the heart of the city of Newport. ... Aber railway station is a railway station serving the town of Caerphilly, south Wales. ... Abercynon North railway station is one of two railway stations serving the village of Abercynon in the Cynon Valley, South Wales. ... Abercynon South railway station is one of two railway stations serving the village of Abercynon in the Cynon Valley, South Wales. ... Aberdare railway station is a railway station serving the town of Aberdare in Rhondda Cynon Taff, South Wales. ... Abergavenny railway station (Welsh: Y Fenni) is situated south of the town centre of Abergavenny. ... Bargoed railway station is a railway station serving the town of Bargoed, south Wales. ... Barry railway station is a railway station serving the town of Barry in South Wales. ... Barry Docks railway station is a railway station serving the town of Barry in South Wales, more centrally located than Barry station. ... Barry Island railway station (Welsh: Ynys y Barri) is a railway station serving the town of Barry Island in South Wales. ... Birchgrove railway station is a railway station serving Birchgrove, near Cardiff in South Wales. ... Brithdir railway station is a railway station serving the village of Brithdir, south Wales. ... Cadoxton railway station is a railway station serving the village of Cadoxton near Barry, Vale of Glamorgan. ... Caerphilly railway station is a railway station serving the town of Caerphilly, south Wales. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Cardiff Bay railway station (previously Butetown railway station) is a station serving the Cardiff Bay and Butetown areas of Cardiff. ... The station in Cathays is located immediately next to the Cardiff University Students Union building and the tracks actually run directly under it. ... Chepstow railway station is a part of the British railway system owned by Network Rail and is operated by Arriva Trains Wales. ... Cogan railway station is a railway station serving the Cogan area of Cardiff in South Wales. ... Coryton railway station is a railway station serving Coryton, near Cardiff in South Wales. ... Cwmbach railway station is a railway station serving the village of Cwmbach in Rhondda Cynon Taff, South Wales. ... Cwmbran railway station is situated in the northeast of Cwmbran town centre within 5 minutes walking distance. ... Danescourt is a surban area of Cardiff. ... Dinas Powys railway station is a railway station serving the village of Dinas Powys in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. ... Dinas Rhondda railway station is a railway station serving the Dinas district of Tonypandy, South Wales. ... Dingle Road railway station is a railway station serving the Penarth area of Cardiff in South Wales. ... Eastbrook railway station is a railway station serving the Eastbrook area of Dinas Powys near Cardiff, South Wales. ... Fairwater railway station is a railway station serving the Fairwater area of Cardiff, Wales. ... Fernhill railway station is a railway station serving the Village of Fernhill in the Cynon Valley, South Wales. ... Garth railway station is a railway station serving the village of Garth, Bridgend county borough, South Wales. ... Gilfach Fargoed railway station is a railway station serving the town of Bargoed, south Wales. ... Grangetown railway station is a railway station serving the Grangetown district of Cardiff in South Wales. ... Heath High Level railway station is one of two railway stations serving Heath, near Cardiff in South Wales. ... Heath Low Level railway station is one of two railway stations serving Heath, near Cardiff in South Wales. ... Hengoed railway station is situated in Hengoed on the Rhymney Line of the Valley Lines network. ... Lisvane and Thornhill railway station is a railway station serving the villages of Lisvane and Thornhill in Cardiff, south Wales. ... Llanbradach railway station is a railway station serving the village of Llanbradach, south Wales. ... Llandaf Railway Station is actually located a couple of miles north of Llandaff City in Llandaff North, a seperate village and community on the opposite side of the River Taff which flows down from the Welsh Valleys. ... Llanishen railway station is a railway station serving the village of Llanishen in Cardiff, south Wales. ... Llantwit Major railway station is a railway station that serves town of Llantwit Major. ... Llwynypia railway station is a railway station serving the town of Llwynypia in South Wales. ... Maesteg railway station is one of two railway stations that serve town of Maesteg in South Wales. ... Maesteg Ewenny Road railway station is one of two railway stations that serve town of Maesteg in South Wales. ... Merthyr Tydfil railway station is a railway station serving the town of Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales. ... Merthyr Vale railway station is a railway station serving the villages of Merthyr Vale and Aberfan in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. ... Mountain Ash railway station is a railway station serving the town of Mountain Ash in Rhondda Cynon Taff, South Wales. ... Ninian Park railway station is a railway station serving the Ninian Park area, which is just outside the centre of Cardiff. ... Penarth railway station is a railway station serving the Penarth area of Cardiff in South Wales. ... Pencoed railway station is a minor railway station in Pencoed, Bridgend county borough, south Wales. ... Pengam is a former coal mining community in the Rhymney Valley of South Wales. ... Penrhiwceiber railway station serves the village of Penrhiwceiber, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales. ... Pentre-bach railway station is a railway station serving the villages of Pentre-bach and Abercanaid in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. ... Pontlottyn railway station is a railway station serving the village of Pontlottyn, south Wales. ... Pontyclun railway station is a minor railway station in Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taff county borough, south Wales. ... Pontypool and New Inn Station is situated to the east of Pontypool town centre between the town and the suburban village of New Inn. ... Pontypridd railway station serves the town of Pontypridd in South Wales. ... Porth railway station is a railway station serving the town of Porth in South Wales. ... Quakers Yard railway station is a railway station serving the community of Quakers Yard in the village of Treharris in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. ... The Arriva Trans Wales-operated station in Radyr is located at the foot of the hill at the eastern edge of the village, alongside the River Taff. ... Rhiwbina railway station is a railway station serving Rhiwbina, near Cardiff in South Wales. ... Rhoose Cardiff International Airport railway station is a railway station that serves Cardiff International Airport in the village of Rhoose. ... Rhymney railway station is a railway station serving the town of Rhymney, south Wales. ... Sarn railway station is a railway station serving the village of Sarn, Bridgend county borough, South Wales. ... Severn Tunnel Junction is a small railway station on the western side of the Severn Tunnel at Rogiet (which was the stations name before the tunnel was built) in Monmouthshire, Wales. ... Taffs Well railway station is a railway station serving the village of Taffs Well, Rhondda Cynon Taff, South Wales. ... Tir-Phil railway station is a railway station serving the village of Tir-Phil and the town of New Tredegar, south Wales. ... Tondu railway station is a railway station serving the town of Tondu, Bridgend county borough, South Wales. ... Ton Pentre railway station is a railway station serving the village of Ton Pentre in Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales. ... Tonypandy railway station is a railway station serving the town of Tonypandy in South Wales. ... Trefforest railway station is a railway station serving the village of Trefforest, South Wales. ... Trefforest Estate railway station is a small railway station built to serve the workers of Trefforest Industrial Estate. ... Trehafod railway station is a railway station serving the township of Trehafod in South Wales. ... Treherbert railway station is a railway station serving the village of Treherbert in Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales. ... Treorchy railway station is a railway station serving the town of Treorchy, Rhondda Cynon Taff. ... Troed-y-rhiw railway station is a railway station serving the village of Troed-y-rhiw in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. ... Ty Glas railway station is a railway stations serving Ty Glas, near Cardiff in South Wales. ... Waun-Gron Park railway station is a railway station serving the Waun-Gron Park area of Cardiff. ... Whitchurch railway station is a railway station serving Whitchurch, near Cardiff, in Glamorgan, South Wales. ... Wildmill railway station is a railway station serving the district of Wildmill, Bridgend, South Wales. ... Ynyswen railway station is a railway station serving the village of Ynyswen, Rhondda Cynon Taff, south Wales. ... Ystrad Mynach railway station is a railway station serving the town of Ystrad Mynach, south Wales. ... Ystrad Rhondda railway station is a railway station serving Ystrad in Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales. ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: | ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... See also List of closed railway stations in Britain Categories: Railway stations in the United Kingdom | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: Railway stations in the United Kingdom | Lists of places ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Station Name Postcode External links to Map of station at MultiMap Code External links to livedepartureboards. ... Categories: British railway stations | Lists of places ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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