Birchgrove railway station

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Birchgrove National Rail
Welsh: Llwynbedw
BirchgroveRailwayStation.jpg
Location
PlaceBirchgrove
Local authorityCardiff
Coordinates51°31′17″N 3°12′10″W / 51.5213°N 3.2027°W / 51.5213; -3.2027Coordinates: 51°31′17″N 3°12′10″W / 51.5213°N 3.2027°W / 51.5213; -3.2027
Grid referenceST166809
Operations
Station codeBCG
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*
2013/14Increase 33,974
2014/15Increase 45,586
2015/16Increase 51,688
2016/17Increase 56,326
2017/18Decrease 54,570
History
Original companyGreat Western Railway
10 June 1929Opened as Birchgrove Halt[1]
5 May 1969Renamed Birchgrove[1]
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Birchgrove from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Birchgrove railway station is a railway station serving Birchgrove, Cardiff, Wales. It is located on the Coryton Line 3.75 miles (6.04 km) north of Cardiff Central, with the station situated beneath the A469.

Passenger services are provided by Transport for Wales as part of the Valley Lines network.

It was opened by the Great Western Railway in 1929.

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturday daytimes there is a half-hourly service to Cardiff Central southbound (and onwards to Radyr via the City Line) and to Coryton northbound. In the evenings the frequency drops to hourly, whilst there is no Sunday service.[2]

See also[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Ty Glas   Transport for Wales
Coryton - Cardiff Queen Street - Radyr
  Rhiwbina

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt 1995, p. 34.
  2. ^ Table 130 National Rail timetable, May 2016

Sources[edit]

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.