Cardiff Central railway station

Grade II listed building in Cardiff. Railway station in Cardiff, Wales

Cardiff Central railway station is a main train station in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. It is on the South Wales Main Line.

Cardiff Central National Rail
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The station seen from the east
Location
PlaceCardiff
Local authorityCardiff
Operations
Station codeCDF
Managed byTransport for Wales
Platforms in use8
Live arrivals/departures and station information from National Rail
History
Key datesOpened 19 June 1850 (19 June 1850)
National Rail - UK railway stations
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It is the 11th busiest station in the United Kingdom, except for stations in London.[1]

The station is managed by Arriva Trains Wales. Arriva run services along with First Great Western and CrossCountry.

The station has a first class area, the only one in Wales.[2]

It opened as Cardiff, then Cardiff General in July 1924 and Cardiff Central in May 1973 to now.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Usage report Archived 2012-08-03 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 4 July 2012
  2. First Great Western Archived 2012-02-05 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 4 July 2012
  3. Butt, R.J.V. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 53.
  4. Cardiff Timeline Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 12 July 2012