Dingle Road railway station

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Coordinates: 51°26′24″N 3°10′48″W / 51.4400°N 3.1801°W / 51.4400; -3.1801

Dingle Road National Rail
Welsh: Heol Dingle
Dingle Road Railway Station Snow.jpg
Location
PlacePenarth
Local authorityVale of Glamorgan
Grid referenceST180718
Operations
Station codeDGL
Managed byTransport for Wales
Number of platforms1
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 59,562
2014/15Increase 80,672
2015/16Increase 91,448
2016/17Increase 0.108 million
2017/18Increase 0.139 million
History
Original companyTaff Vale Railway
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
1 March 1904opened
1968Down platform closed
1984buildings on remaining platform replaced
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Dingle Road from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Dingle Road railway station is a railway station in the town of Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. It is on the Penarth branch of the Vale of Glamorgan Line 4 miles (6 km) south of Cardiff Central on the way to Penarth.

All passenger trains serving this station are operated by Transport for Wales as part of the Valley Lines network.

History[edit]

The Taff Vale Railway opened the station in 1904.[1] It had two platforms until 1967, when British Rail closed the Down platform and reduced the line from double to single track.

Service[edit]

Monday to Saturday daytimes there are four trains per hour to Cardiff Central and beyond to (Bargoed and hourly through to Rhymney) northbound and Penarth southbound. On Monday to Saturday evenings there are two trains per hour. On Sundays there is only one train every two hours (to Penarth & Cardiff Central only) and no late evening service.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hutton, John (2006). The Taff Vale Railway. 3. Silver Link. p. not cited. ISBN 978-1-85794-251-4.
  2. ^ GB National Rail Timetable 2015–2016 Edition, Table 130 (Network Rail)

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Grangetown   Transport for Wales
Rhymney Line
  Penarth