Waun-gron Park railway station

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Coordinates: 51°29′18″N 3°13′47″W / 51.4882°N 3.2296°W / 51.4882; -3.2296

Waun-gron Park National Rail
Welsh: Parc Waun-gron
Waun-gron Park
Location
Place Fairwater
Local authority Cardiff
Grid reference ST147772
Operations
Station code WNG
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03 Decrease 14,534
2004/05 Increase 18,888
2005/06 Decrease 18,771
2006/07 Increase 21,707
2007/08 Increase 25,578
2008/09 Increase 32,050
2009/10 Increase 36,432
2010/11 Increase 42,916
2011/12 Increase 47,490
2012/13 Increase 51,170
History
Key dates Opened 1987 (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.

Services[edit]

From about 0700 to 2200 on Monday to Saturdays trains call at Waun-gron Park at the following times:

Southbound[edit]

Towards Cardiff Central and Coryton:

  • xx12 Radyr - Waun-gron Park - Cardiff Central - Coryton
  • xx42 Radyr - Waun-gron Park - Cardiff Central - Coryton

Northbound[edit]

Towards Radyr:

  • 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.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Ninian Park   Arriva Trains Wales
Coryton - Cardiff Queen Street - Radyr
  Fairwater