Pentre-bach railway station

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Pentre-bach National Rail
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Location
Place Pentrebach
Local authority Merthyr Tydfil
Coordinates 51°43′30″N 3°21′45″W / 51.7250°N 3.3626°W / 51.7250; -3.3626Coordinates: 51°43′30″N 3°21′45″W / 51.7250°N 3.3626°W / 51.7250; -3.3626
Grid reference SO060037
Operations
Station code PTB
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 19,752
2012/13 Increase 21,756
2013/14 Increase 28,334
2014/15 Increase 33,496
2015/16 Decrease 27,176
History
1 August 1886 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Pentre-bach from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Pentre-bach railway station is a railway station serving the villages of Pentrebach and Abercanaid in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. It is located on the Merthyr branch of the Merthyr Line. Passenger services are provided by Arriva Trains Wales.

The station was first opened by the Taff Vale Railway in 1886.[1]

Services[edit]

The station has a basic half-hourly service in each direction (Mon-Sat), northbound to Merthyr Tydfil and southbound to Pontypridd, Radyr, Cardiff Central and Barry. Trains then continue alternately to Barry Island and Bridgend via the Vale of Glamorgan Line. On Sunday, there is a two-hourly service each way to Merthyr & Bridgend.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hutton, John (2006). The Taff Vale Railway, vol. 1. Silver Link. ISBN 978-1-85794-249-1. 
  2. ^ GB eNRT 2015-16 Edition, Table 130 (Network Rail)

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Troed-y-rhiw   Arriva Trains Wales
Merthyr Line
  Merthyr Tydfil