Roman Bridge railway station
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|Welsh: Pont Rufeinig|
|Roman Bridge station|
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Roman Bridge railway station (Welsh: Pont Rufeinig) is a request stop passenger station in the Lledr Valley, Wales, on the Conwy Valley Line from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog, which is operated by Arriva Trains Wales. The station building is well maintained in private occupation and the single platform station is unstaffed.
There is no village, and the station, which is useful to walkers and takes its name from a nearby ancient bridge over the River Lledr, is on a minor road from the A470 road leading to scattered hill farms at Blaenau Dolwyddelan.
As of 2006/7, it is the second least used railway station in Wales.
The station nameboards incorrectly display the Welsh station name as PONT RUFENIG instead of RUFEINIG. Early Baedeker guide books to Great Britain state that there is no explanation for the name, though the Roman road Sarn Helen is known to have passed down the valley on its way from Canovium (in the Conwy Valley) to Tomen y Mur, at Trawsfynydd, and a crossing at this point would seem feasible.
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