Birchgrove railway station

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Birchgrove National Rail
Welsh: Llwynbedw
Birchgrove
Location
Place Birchgrove
Local authority Cardiff
Coordinates 51°31′17″N 3°12′10″W / 51.5213°N 3.2027°W / 51.5213; -3.2027Coordinates: 51°31′17″N 3°12′10″W / 51.5213°N 3.2027°W / 51.5213; -3.2027
Grid reference ST166809
Operations
Station code BCG
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  10,785
2005/06 Decrease 9,654
2006/07 Increase 12,480
2007/08 Increase 19,195
2008/09 Increase 20,204
2009/10 Increase 22,914
2010/11 Decrease 18,728
2011/12 Increase 21,428
2012/13 Decrease 19,214
History
Original company Great Western Railway
10 June 1929[1] Opened
5 May 1969[1] Renamed
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Birchgrove from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Birchgrove railway station is a railway station serving Birchgrove, Cardiff, Wales. It is located on the Coryton Line 3.75 miles (6.04 km) north of Cardiff Central, with the station situated beneath the A469.

Passenger services are provided by Arriva Trains Wales as part of the Valley Lines network.

It was opened by the Great Western Railway in 1929.

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturday daytimes there is a half-hourly service to Cardiff Central southbound and to Coryton northbound. With an hourly evening service in each direction and no Sunday service.

See also[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Ty Glas   Arriva Trains Wales
Coryton - Cardiff Queen Street - Radyr
  Rhiwbina

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt 1995, p. 34.

Sources[edit]

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.