Abertafol railway station

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Abertafol
Location
Place Aber-Tafol
Area Gwynedd
Operations
Line Cambrian Line
Original company Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
18 March 1935 Station opens as Abertafol Halt
6 May 1968 Station renamed Abertafol
14 May 1984 Last Train
30 September 1985 Station closes (officially)
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Closed railway stations in Britain
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Abertafol railway station was a halt located on the north shore of the Dyfi estuary in the old Welsh county of Merionethshire (south Gwynedd).

History[edit]

Opened by the Great Western Railway on 18 March 1935 and originally named Abertafol Halt, the station passed on to the London Midland Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948. It was renamed Abertafol on 6 May 1968. It was officially closed by the British Railways Board on 30 September 1985, the last train having run on 14 May 1984.[1]

The site today[edit]

Trains on the Cambrian Line pass the site of the former halt. There are no remains to be seen today.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Butt 1995, p. 12.

References[edit]

  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  • A. Jowett, (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas. Atlantic Publishing. ISBN 0-906899-99-0. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Gogarth
Line open, station closed
  Great Western Railway   Penhelig Halt
Line and station open

Coordinates: 52°33′10″N 3°59′49″W / 52.55283°N 3.99683°W / 52.55283; -3.99683