Rhos (GWR) railway station

Rhos (GWR) railway station served the village of Rhosllanerchrugog, Denbighshire, Wales, from 1901 to 1963 on the Pontcysyllte branch.

LocationRhosllanerchrugog, Denbighshire
Coordinates53°00′40″N 3°03′45″W / 53.0111°N 3.0626°W / 53.0111; -3.0626Coordinates: 53°00′40″N 3°03′45″W / 53.0111°N 3.0626°W / 53.0111; -3.0626
Grid referenceSJ288465
Other information
Original companyGreat Western Railway
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
British Railways (Western Region)
Key dates
1 October 1901 (1901-10-01)Opened
1 January 1931Closed to passengers
14 October 1964 (1964-10-14)Closed to goods


The station was opened on 1 October 1901 by the Great Western Railway. It was situated at the west end of School Street. On the west side of the line was a siding that served Rhosllanerchrugog Brick Works and the signal box. To the south were goods facilities which consisted of a brick-built goods shed, two sidings and a 1-ton crane. The station closed to passengers on 1 January 1931 but it was used during the 1945 Eisteddfod festival from 6 to 12 August. It also was used for football specials[1] until the 1950s. The signal box closed in 1952. The final use was a rail tour on 18 April 1959. Goods traffic ceased on 14 October 1963.[2]


  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 362. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "Disused Stations: Ros Station". Disused Stations. Retrieved 17 May 2021.

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Brook Street Halt
Line and station closed
  Great Western Railway
Pontcysyllte branch
Line and station closed