Lisvane and Thornhill railway station

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Coordinates: 51°32′40″N 3°11′08″W / 51.5444°N 3.1856°W / 51.5444; -3.1856

Lisvane and Thornhill National Rail
Welsh: Llys-faen a Draenen Pen-y-Graig
Lisvane and Thornhill Station.jpg
Location
Place Lisvane
Local authority Cardiff
Grid reference ST178834
Operations
Station code LVT
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Decrease 0.163 million
2012/13 Increase 0.170 million
2013/14 Increase 0.176 million
2014/15 Increase 0.188 million
2015/16 Increase 0.212 million
History
Key dates Opened 1986 (1986)
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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.
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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 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.

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Table 130 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Llanishen   Arriva Trains Wales
Rhymney Line
  Caerphilly