Flint railway station

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This article is about the railway station in Wales. For the railway station in Flint, Michigan, United States, see Flint (Amtrak station).
Flint National Rail
Welsh: Y Fflint
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The station building, on platform 2
Location
Place Flint
Local authority Flintshire
Coordinates 53°15′00″N 3°07′59″W / 53.250°N 3.133°W / 53.250; -3.133Coordinates: 53°15′00″N 3°07′59″W / 53.250°N 3.133°W / 53.250; -3.133
Grid reference SJ245731
Operations
Station code FLN
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.279 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.271 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.264 million
2014/15 Increase 0.266 million
2015/16 Steady 0.266 million
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Flint from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Flint railway station (Welsh: Y Fflint) serves the town of Flint in Flintshire, North Wales. It located on the North Wales Coast Line and is managed by Arriva Trains Wales, who provide most of the passenger trains that call here. There are certain Virgin Trains (West Coast) services that serve the station.

In July 2008, Flint station was voted "Best in UK".[1]

Facilities[edit]

The station is staffed through the day, with the ticket office (inside the main building on platform 2) manned from 06:15 to 21:15 on Mondays through Saturdays and 09:45 to 15:45 Sundays. A self-service ticket machine is provided for use outside these times and for collecting advance purchase tickets. A waiting room is provided on the eastbound side (platform 1), with digital information screens, timetable posters and help points on both platforms. A stepped footbridge connects the two platforms, but step-free access to both sides is provided via a public footpath passing beneath the railway.[2]

Services[edit]

Mondays to Saturdays, the station is served by two main routes, both of which run hourly:[3]

There are certain Virgin Trains (West Coast) services between Holyhead/Bangor and London Euston. Also one weekday service between Birmingham New Street and Crewe-Bangor/Holyhead.

On Sundays, there is an hourly service in each direction from mid-morning - eastbound to Crewe and westbound to Holyhead, with two through trains to London and one to Cardiff.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Shotton   Arriva Trains Wales
North Wales Coast Line
  Prestatyn
Chester   Arriva Trains Wales
North-South "Premier" service
  Rhyl
Chester   Virgin Trains (West Coast)
WCML North Wales branch
  Prestatyn

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Brendon (23 July 2008). "Verdict on UK's best rail station". BBC News Online. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Flint station facilities National Rail Enquiries; retrieved 13 January 2017
  3. ^ GB eNRT December 2016 Edition, Table 81

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