Swansea Wind Street railway station

Swansea Wind Street railway station served the city of Swansea, in the historical county of Glamorganshire, Wales, from 1863 of 1873 on the Vale of Neath Railway.

Swansea Wind Street
General information
LocationSwansea, Glamorganshire
Wales
Coordinates51°37′11″N 3°56′15″W / 51.6197°N 3.9375°W / 51.6197; -3.9375Coordinates: 51°37′11″N 3°56′15″W / 51.6197°N 3.9375°W / 51.6197; -3.9375
Grid referenceSS659929
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyGreat Western Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Western
Key dates
1 August 1863 (1863-08-01)Opened
1 March 1873 (1873-03-01)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 1 August 1863 by the Great Western Railway. The owners of a nearby coal yard objected to it being built because it interfered with the passage of their coal trains. It closed on 1 March 1873.[1] Services were diverted to East Dock after closure.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 225. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  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
Danygraig Halt
Line open, station closed
  Great Western Railway
Vale of Neath Railway
  Swansea Victoria
Line and station closed