Arthog railway station
View up Afon Mawddach valley towards site of Arthog station in 1999
|Original company||Aberystwyth and Welsh Coast Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Cambrian Railways (GWR)|
|Post-grouping||Great Western Railway|
|28 Mar 1870||Opened |
|18 Jan 1965||Closed to passengers |
|4 May 1964||Closed to goods |
|Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom|
|Closed railway stations in Britain|
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
Arthog railway station in Gwynedd, Wales, was a station on the Dolgelly [sic] branch of the Aberystwyth and Welsh Coast Railway (part of the Ruabon to Barmouth Line). It closed to passengers on 18 January 1965.
The station was built by the Aberystwyth and Welsh Coast Railway, which became part of the Cambrian Railways before becoming part of the Great Western Railway. The line then passed on to the Western Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948, and was closed by the British Railways Board. According to the Official Handbook of Stations the following classes of traffic were being handled at this station in 1956: G & P and there was no crane.
The site today
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
|Penmaenpool||Great Western Railway
Ruabon Barmouth Line
now Morfa Mawddach
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