Lisvane and Thornhill railway station

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Lisvane and Thornhill National Rail
Welsh: Llys-faen a Draenen Pen-y-Graig
South through Lisvane & Thornhill railway station, Cardiff (geograph 5650203).jpg
Location
PlaceLisvane
Local authorityCardiff
Coordinates51°32′40″N 3°11′08″W / 51.5444°N 3.1856°W / 51.5444; -3.1856Coordinates: 51°32′40″N 3°11′08″W / 51.5444°N 3.1856°W / 51.5444; -3.1856
Grid referenceST178834
Operations
Station codeLVT
Managed byTransport for Wales
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2014/15Increase 0.188 million
2015/16Increase 0.212 million
2016/17Decrease 0.210 million
2017/18Increase 0.216 million
2018/19Increase 0.264 million
History
Key datesOpened 1986 (1986)
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Lisvane and Thornhill from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Lisvane and Thornhill railway station (Welsh: Llys-faen a Draenen Pen-y-Graig) is a railway station serving the Lisvane and Thornhill areas of north Cardiff, Wales. It is a stop on the Rhymney Line of the Valley Lines network.

The station is the replacement for the Cefn Onn Halt railway station, which was closed in 1986.

Services[edit]

The current daytime service pattern is four trains an hour to Cardiff Queen Street, Cardiff Central, Grangetown, Dingle Road and Penarth, and the opposite direction towards Caerphilly, Ystrad Mynach, Bargoed and Rhymney. Three trains terminate at Bargoed, one train per hour continues to Rhymney.[1] The frequency drops to half-hourly in the evening and to two-hourly on Sundays.

Journey times are approximately:

Services are operated by Class 142 'Pacer' units, Class 143 'Pacer' units and Class 150 'Sprinter' units.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Llanishen   Transport for Wales
Rhymney Line
  Caerphilly

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Table 130 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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