Dyffryn Ardudwy railway station

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Dyffryn Ardudwy National Rail
Dyffryn Ardudwy Station.jpg
Location
Place Dyffryn Ardudwy
Local authority Gwynedd
Grid reference SH581233
Operations
Station code DYF
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 1
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 20,872
2012/13 Increase 21,156
2013/14 Decrease 16,592
2014/15 Increase 18,700
2015/16 Decrease 17,868
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Dyffryn Ardudwy from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Dyffryn Ardudwy railway station serves the villages of Dyffryn Ardudwy, Coed Ystumgwern and Llanenddwyn in Gwynedd, Wales. The station is an unstaffed halt on the Cambrian Coast Railway with passenger services to Harlech, Porthmadog, Pwllheli, Barmouth, Machynlleth and Shrewsbury. Most trains call only on request.

The station once had two platforms and was a passing place for trains between Harlech and Barmouth. Since the passing loop was lifted all trains use the down platform and the station building on the up platform is today a dwelling. The gated level crossing is controlled by a crossing keeper, who resides in a cabin erected on the up platform. Dyffryn Ardudwy gives its name to the district and to the very extensive beach and sand dunes on the coast nearby that are known as Morfa Dyffryn.

History[edit]

The station was opened in 1867 by the Cambrian Railway Company as Dyffryn. On I july 1924 it was renamed Dyffryn-on-Sea and on 1 June 1948 was renamed to its present name. The station was destaffed in the 1960s.


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Coordinates: 52°47′20″N 4°06′18″W / 52.789°N 4.105°W / 52.789; -4.105