Llangynwyd railway station

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Llangynwyd
Llangynwyd railway station MMB 03.jpg
The old overgrown platform by the reopened Maesteg Line.
Location
Place Llangynwyd
Area Bridgend
Coordinates 51°35′19″N 3°37′52″W / 51.5887°N 3.6311°W / 51.5887; -3.6311Coordinates: 51°35′19″N 3°37′52″W / 51.5887°N 3.6311°W / 51.5887; -3.6311
Grid reference SS870890
Operations
Original company Llynvi Valley Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
25 February 1864 (1864-02-25) Station opened as Llangonoyd
1 January 1917 Station closed
1 January 1919 Station reopened
March 1935 Renamed Llangynwyd
15 July 1970 (1970-07-15) Station closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Llangynwyd railway station is on the Maesteg Line in Bridgend County Borough, Wales. It was closed to regular passenger trains on 22 June 1970 but continued to be served by school trains until 15 July 1970,[1] The line through the station reopened in 1992 by British Rail.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Daniels, Gerald David; Dench, Leslie Alan (May 1973) [1964]. Passengers No More (2nd ed.). Shepperton: Ian Allan. p. 13. ISBN 0-7110-0438-2. OCLC 2554248. 1513 CEC 573. 


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Tondu
Line and station open
  Great Western Railway   Garth
Line and station open