Cefn railway station

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Cefn
Location
Place Cefn Mawr
Area Wrexham
Coordinates 52°58′09″N 3°04′11″W / 52.9693°N 3.0697°W / 52.9693; -3.0697Coordinates: 52°58′09″N 3°04′11″W / 52.9693°N 3.0697°W / 52.9693; -3.0697
Grid reference SJ281418
Operations
Original company Great Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
12 October 1848 Station opens[1]
12 September 1960 Closed to passengers[1][2]
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Cefn railway station was a minor railway station on the Great Western Railway's London to Birkenhead main line serving the mining village of Cefn Mawr in Wales. It had an adjacent signal box but the station seems not to have handled freight traffic. The remains of the station and yard area can be seen just to the north of Cefn Viaduct (also known as Dee Viaduct). Although the station is gone the railway remains open as part of the Shrewsbury to Chester Line.

Historical services[edit]

Express trains did not call at Cefn and the station would only have been served by West Midlands & Shrewsbury to Wrexham & Chester local trains.

Neighbouring stations[edit]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Whitehurst Halt   Great Western Railway
Shrewsbury to Chester Line
  Rhosymedre Halt

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.  p.56
  2. ^ Clinker, C.R., (1978) Clinker’s Register of Closed Stations, Avon Anglia ISBN 0-905466-19-5

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