Danescourt railway station

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Coordinates: 51°30′02″N 3°14′02″W / 51.5005°N 3.2339°W / 51.5005; -3.2339

Danescourt National Rail
Danescourt
Location
Place Danescourt
Local authority Cardiff
Grid reference ST144786
Operations
Station code DCT
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03 Increase 42,953
2004/05 Increase 45,943
2005/06 Decrease 37,105
2006/07 Increase 49,048
2007/08 Increase 64,930
2008/09 Increase 69,056
2009/10 Decrease 64,528
2010/11 Decrease 61,712
2011/12 Increase 65,904
2012/13 Increase 70,308
2013/14 Increase 85,522
History
Key dates Opened 1987 (1987)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Danescourt from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Danescourt railway station is a railway station serving the Danescourt suburb of Cardiff, Wales.

The station is the first stop after Radyr on the Cardiff City Line 3 miles (5 km) north of Cardiff Central. The City Line was freight only until 1987, when British Rail introduced an hourly passenger service between Cardiff Central and Radyr.

Both of the station's two platforms are accessible for disabled passengers via ramps. The Cardiff-bound platform is accessible via a bridge, whilst the Radyr-bound platform is accessible via a residential road (Beale Close) off the main road (Danescourt Way). A footbridge links the two platforms.

Some non-stop passenger trains pass through in both directions.

The station has been adopted under the Arriva Trains Wales 'Adopt a Station' scheme by one of its own drivers, David Avery and his two sons Ross and Tom.[citation needed]

Services[edit]

The typical Monday-Saturday off-peak service is:

  • 2 trains per hour to Radyr, which is the next station along.

Journey times from Danescourt are 12 minutes to Cardiff Central and seven minutes to Radyr. There is no Sunday service.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Fairwater   Arriva Trains Wales
Coryton - Cardiff Queen Street - Radyr
  Radyr