Fairbourne railway station

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Fairbourne National Rail
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Location
Place Fairbourne
Local authority Gwynedd
Grid reference SH616128
Operations
Station code FRB
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 1
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 47,198
2012/13 Decrease 44,130
2013/14 Decrease 38,164
2014/15 Increase 44,138
2015/16 Increase 44,516
History
Original company Aberystwith and Welsh Coast Railway
Pre-grouping Cambrian Railways
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
3 July 1865 (1865-07-03) Opened as Barmouth Ferry
3 June 1867 Closed
6 June 1899 Reopened as Fairbourne
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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 Fairbourne from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Fairbourne railway station serves the village of Fairbourne in Gwynedd, Wales. It is an unstaffed station on the Cambrian Coast Railway with passenger services to Barmouth, Harlech, Porthmadog, Pwllheli, Tywyn, Aberdovey, Machynlleth and Shrewsbury.

The 12¼ inch gauge Fairbourne Railway has a separate station nearby from which narrow gauge trains run the 2 miles from Fairbourne to Barmouth Ferry (Penrhyn Point).

The station first opened on 3 July 1865 and closed on 3 June 1867, during which time it was named Barmouth Ferry. It reopened as Fairbourne on 6 June 1899.[1]

Services[edit]

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
Arriva Trains Wales
Heritage Railways  Heritage railways
Change for Fairbourne (FR) on the Fairbourne Railway

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. pp. 27, 93. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

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Coordinates: 52°41′46″N 4°02′56″W / 52.696°N 4.049°W / 52.696; -4.049