North Wales Coast


Conwy railway station

Situated within a few steps of Conwy Tourist Information Centre, Conwy railway station was opened on 1 May 1848. Despite being a busy line in a bustling tourist town, between 1966 – 1987, the station was closed as part of…

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Penmaenmawr railway Station

“I do not know of a more healthy place; a more satisfactory climate is not to be found to my knowledge in this country.” These were the parting words of Prime Minister William Gladstone in 1896 on what was to…

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Llanfairfechan railway station

Llanfairfechan railway station opened in May 1860. It was built by the London & North Western Railway (the organisation instrumental in the development of the Conwy Valley railway) as a stop on the Chester to Holyhead main line. A station…

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Bangor railway station

Bangor railway station, which cost £6,960 to build (about £22 million today), was designed by architect Francis Thompson and opened in May 1848 by the Chester & Holyhead Railway. It is the last mainland stop for the North Wales Coast…

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Llanfairpwll railway station

Llanfairpwll Railway Station serves the village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyll on the island of Anglesey. The village is world-famous for its full title: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch Despite many myths and stories springing up around the origins of the name, it was no more than…

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Bodorgan railway station

Bodorgan railway station serves the rural hamlet of the same name and the nearby village of Bethel. The station, which was originally to be called Trefdraeth, was opened in October 1849. Today, it serves as a request stop for Chester…

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Ty Croes

Ty Croes railway station

Ty Croes station was opened in November 1848 with the signal box you see today added in 1872. The box is located next to a hand-operated level crossing which separates the two staggered platforms. It is possible to enjoy some…

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Rhosneigr railway station

Rhosneigr railway station, opened in 1907, serves the popular and picturesque seaside village of Rhosneigr. Winner of the Green Coast seaside award, Rhosneigr beach is just a 20-minute walk from the railway station. With two broad sandy beaches, it is…

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Valley railway station

Valley railway station serves the village of Valley in Anglesey with regular Transport for Wales services operating on the North Wales Coast Line. Since stopping at Llanfair PG, the train has crossed almost the entire length of Anglesey and this…

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Mark 4s Holyhead

Coming to an end 105 miles west of Crewe and managed by Transport for Wales, Holyhead railway station is the western terminus of the North Wales Coast Line. This little port town on the tip of the island has always…

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