Aberthaw Low Level railway station

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Aberthaw Low Level
Location
Place Aberthaw
Area Vale of Glamorgan
Operations
Original company Taff Vale Railway
Pre-grouping Taff Vale Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
1 October 1892 Station opens as Aberthaw (TV)
1 July 1924 Station renamed Aberthaw Low Level
4 May 1926 Station closed
11 July 1927 Station reopens
5 May 1930 Station closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Aberthaw Low Level railway station was the Taff Vale Railway station which served Aberthaw, located near the north shore of the Bristol Channel in the Welsh county of Glamorganshire.

History[edit]

Opened by the Taff Vale Railway it became part of the Great Western Railway during the Grouping of 1923. It was then closed by them seven years later.

The site today[edit]

The site is now a wooded area next to the former site of the High Level station. Passenger trains pass there on the Vale of Glamorgan line and freight trains for Aberthaw Power Station. There is no station at Aberthaw now.

References[edit]

  • R.V.J.Butt, (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd.  ISBN 1-85260-508-1
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
St Athan Road   Great Western Railway
Taff Vale Railway
  Terminus

Coordinates: 51°23′20″N 3°23′20″W / 51.38898°N 3.38888°W / 51.38898; -3.38888