Waun-gron Park railway station
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|Welsh: Parc Waun-gron|
|Managed by||Arriva Trains Wales|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 1987|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Waun-gron Park from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Waun-gron Park railway station serves the Fairwater area of Cardiff, Wales. The station was built when the City Line 2.4 miles (4 km) west of Cardiff Central reopened to passenger services in 1987. Passenger services are currently operated by Arriva Trains Wales.
Waun-gron Park is the nearest station to the large suburb of Ely which is 10 minutes' walk from the station along Western Avenue and over Ely Bridge.
From about 0700 to 2200 on Monday to Saturdays trains call at Waun-gron Park at the following times:
- xx12 Radyr - Waun-gron Park - Cardiff Central - Coryton
- xx42 Radyr - Waun-gron Park - Cardiff Central - Coryton
- xx14 Coryton - Cardiff Central - Waun-gron Park - Radyr
- xx44 Coryton - Cardiff Central - Waun-gron Park - Radyr
Journey times from Waun-gron Park are eight minutes to Cardiff Central, 11 minutes to Radyr and 28 minutes to Coryton.
There is no Sunday service, although some trains running to destinations such as Merthyr Tydfil, Aberdare and Treherbert from Cardiff Central sometimes pass Waun-gron Park on the City Line when the usual line for these services through Cardiff Queen Street is closed for engineering work.
Freight trains also regularly pass, on all days.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Ninian Park||Arriva Trains Wales
Coryton - Cardiff Queen Street - Radyr
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