Rogerstone railway station

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Rogerstone National Rail
Welsh: Tŷ Du
Rogerstone
Location
Place Rogerstone
Local authority Newport
Grid reference ST262890
Operations
Station code ROR
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Owned by Network Rail
Number of platforms 1
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2007/08  10,760
2008/09 Increase 71,030
2009/10 Increase 92,230
2010/11 Increase 0.101 million
2011/12 Decrease 98,556
2012/13 Increase 0.101 million
History
Key dates Opened 6 February 2008 (6 February 2008)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Rogerstone from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Rogerstone railway station (Welsh: Tŷ-du) is a station on the Ebbw Valley Railway in the community of Rogerstone in Newport, south Wales. The station is situated ½ mile north of the original station on the site of former rail sidings. The station is within the Afon Village housing development. Access to the single-platform station and associated car park is off Lily Way.

The station opened on 6 February 2008 when services between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale Parkway commenced, with trains being operated by Arriva Trains Wales. Currently trains run hourly Monday-Saturday and 2-hourly on Sundays. The journey time to Cardiff Central is 25–30 minutes, and it is around 35 minutes to Ebbw Vale Parkway.[1] Operational variations see occasional services via Newport, with a journey time of 9–11 minutes.[2][3] Future plans include a regular hourly service.[4]

A subsidised rail linc bus operated between the station and Newport city centre via Celtic Springs, Cleppa Park, Tredegar Park and the Royal Gwent Hospital, from the reopening of the Ebbw Valley Railway, but was withdrawn in May 2008 due to low usage.[5] In November 2011, the Welsh Government announced that it would be reinstated on a trial basis for a year.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ May to December 09 timetables
  2. ^ realtimetrains.co.uk: 2N35 2305 Cardiff Central to Ebbw Vale Parkway
  3. ^ realtimetrains.co.uk: 2F87 2140 Ebbw Vale Parkway to Cardiff Central
  4. ^ WAG - Rail improvements in Newport area
  5. ^ "Subsidised bus-rail link scrapped". BBC News. 31 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-01. 
  6. ^ "Bus–rail link between Ebbw Vale and Newport returns". BBC News. 5 November 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2011. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Risca and Pontymister   Arriva Trains Wales
Cardiff Central - Ebbw Vale Parkway
  Cardiff Central
or
Newport
Future services
Risca and Pontymister   Arriva Trains Wales
Newport - Ebbw Vale Parkway
  Pye Corner

Coordinates: 51°35′46″N 3°04′01″W / 51.596°N 3.067°W / 51.596; -3.067