Pentre-bach railway station

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Pentre-bach National Rail
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Location
PlacePentrebach
Local authorityMerthyr Tydfil
Coordinates51°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 referenceSO060037
Operations
Station codePTB
Managed byTransport for Wales
Number of platforms1
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2012/13Increase 21,756
2013/14Increase 28,334
2014/15Increase 33,496
2015/16Decrease 27,176
2016/17Decrease 22,450
History
1 August 1886Opened
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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 Transport for 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   Transport for Wales
Merthyr Line
  Merthyr Tydfil