Glyndyfrdwy railway station

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Glyndyfrdwy
Glyndyfrdwy railway station in 2007.jpg
Glyndyfrdwy railway station in 2007
Location
Place Glyndyfrdwy
Area Denbighshire
Coordinates 52°58′34″N 3°16′06″W / 52.9762°N 3.2682°W / 52.9762; -3.2682Coordinates: 52°58′34″N 3°16′06″W / 52.9762°N 3.2682°W / 52.9762; -3.2682
Grid reference SJ150429
Operations
Original company Llangollen and Corwen Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Operated by Llangollen Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 May 1865 Opened[1]
4 May 1964 Closed to goods
14 December 1964 Closed to passengers[1]
1993

reopened

[2]
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View eastward, towards Llangollen
View westward, towards Corwen, Bala and Barmouth

Glyndyfrdwy railway station (pronounced [ɡlɨnˈdəvrdʊɨ], Glin-duvver-doo-ee) in Denbighshire, Wales, is a preserved railway station on the Heritage Llangollen Railway, and was formerly a station on the Ruabon to Barmouth line.

It closed to passengers on Monday 18 January 1965 but closed prematurely due to flood damage on 14 December 1964. But after nearly 30 years It was finally reopened in 1993 by the preserved Llangollen Railway. It is a passing place on the single line and has a signal box, respectively.

According to the Official Handbook of Stations the following classes of traffic were being handled at this station in 1956: G, P & H and there was a 3 ton 10 cwt crane.[3]

Neighbouring stations[edit]

Preceding station Heritage Railways  Heritage railways Following station
Carrog   Llangollen Railway   Berwyn

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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.  p.105
  2. ^ Clinker, C.R., (1978) Clinker’s Register of Closed Stations, Avon Anglia ISBN 0-905466-19-5
  3. ^ 1956, Official Handbook of Stations, British Transport Commission

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