Haverfordwest railway station

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Haverfordwest National Rail
Welsh: Hwlffordd
Haverfordwest
Haverfordwest railway station
Location
Place Haverfordwest
Local authority Pembrokeshire
Coordinates 51°48′11″N 4°57′36″W / 51.803°N 4.960°W / 51.803; -4.960Coordinates: 51°48′11″N 4°57′36″W / 51.803°N 4.960°W / 51.803; -4.960
Grid reference SM960157
Operations
Station code HVF
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*
2007/08 Increase 0.127 million
2008/09 Increase 0.144 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.133 million
2010/11 Increase 0.144 million
2011/12 Increase 0.146 million
History
Original company South Wales Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
2 January 1854 (1854-01-02) Station opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Haverfordwest from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Haverfordwest railway station serves the town of Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

The usual service pattern is one train every two hours in each direction, southwards to Milford Haven railway station and northwards to Manchester Piccadilly via Swansea, Cardiff Central and Hereford.

Whilst the station has two platforms (as the site of the only passing loop on this section), most trains use platform one as it is adjacent to the entrance and ticket office. The line through the station was double track until 1988 and the station had its own signal box,[1] but this closed when the branch from Clarbeston Road was singled & re-signalled in September of that year; the entire route is now worked under track circuit block regulations from the box at the latter station.

The station is staffed during the daytime and has toilet facilities, a newspaper kiosk, ticket office and a station buffet.

From a bus stop outside the station, buses are available to St David's, Fishguard and Cardigan. There is also a Taxi rank directly outside the station.

Most trains normally use the former up platform, although the down platform is still open. Haverfordwest has won many awards, including the Anglo Irish Best Station Award in 1992.[citation needed] High speed train services stopped at Haverfordwest until the early 1990s, terminating in 1994.[2] The station was refurbished in 2002 and officially re-opened on 25 April 2002.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Haverfordwest Station Signal BoxThe Signal Box website; Retrieved 21013-11-22
  2. ^ Intercity Magazine Network Map 1993 Retrieved 5 December 2012
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Clarbeston Road   Arriva Trains Wales
West Wales Line
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