Dinas Powys railway station

Dinas Powys railway station is one of two railway stations serving the village of Dinas Powys in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. It is located on Network Rail's Barry Branch 4½ miles (7 km) south of Cardiff Central towards Barry Island and Bridgend (via Barry and Rhoose).

Dinas Powys National Rail
Dinas Powys railway station.jpg
Location
PlaceDinas Powys
Local authorityVale of Glamorgan
Coordinates51°25′53″N 3°13′08″W / 51.4314°N 3.2188°W / 51.4314; -3.2188Coordinates: 51°25′53″N 3°13′08″W / 51.4314°N 3.2188°W / 51.4314; -3.2188
Grid referenceST153709
Operations
Station codeDNS
Managed byTransport for Wales
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryF2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2014/15Increase 104,534
2015/16Decrease 103,106
2016/17Decrease 97,050
2017/18Decrease 93,374
2018/19Increase 100,154
History
Key datesOpened 20 December 1888 (20 December 1888)
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Dinas Powys from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

As of October 2018, passenger services are operated by Transport for Wales as part of the Valley Lines network.

ServicesEdit

Monday to Saturday daytimes there is a 15-minute frequency northbound to Cardiff Central and beyond (to either Aberdare or Merthyr Tydfil). Southbound 3 trains per hour to Barry Island and an hourly service to Bridgend via Rhoose.[1]

Evenings and Sundays there is a generally a half-hourly service to Cardiff Central. Evenings there is an hourly service southbound to Barry Island and Bridgend whilst on Sundays half-hourly to Barry Island and every two hours to Bridgend.

Preceding station   National Rail Following station
Eastbrook   Transport for Wales
Vale Line
  Cadoxton

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Table 130 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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