Swansea East Dock railway station

Swansea East Dock railway station served the city of Swansea, in the historical county of Glamorganshire, Wales, from 1880 to 1936 on the Swansea and Neath Railway.

Swansea East Dock
Swansea 2 East Dock railway yards, with engine-&-brake geograph-2542410-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
The railway yard in 1962
General information
LocationSwansea, Glamorganshire
Other information
Original companyGreat Western Railway
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
Key dates
1 October 1880 (1880-10-01)Opened
28 September 1936 (1936-09-28)Closed


The station was opened on 1 October 1880 by the Great Western Railway. It was known as Swansea East Dock Fabians Bay in the handbook of stations. The engine shed closed in 1964.[1] The station closed on 28 September 1936.[2]


  1. ^ "RCTS Mystery Photographs". RCTS. Retrieved 5 June 2021.
  2. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 413. OCLC 931112387.

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Briton Ferry Road
Line and station closed
  Great Western Railway
Swansea and Neath Railway
51°37′17″N 3°55′37″W / 51.6213°N 3.9269°W / 51.6213; -3.9269