Baglan railway station

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Baglan National Rail
70013 Oliver Cromwell at Baglan railway station in 2009.jpg
70013 Oliver Cromwell at Baglan railway station in 2009
Location
PlaceBaglan
Local authorityNeath Port Talbot
Grid referenceSS749923
Operations
Station codeBAJ
Managed byTransport for Wales
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryF1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 22,552
2014/15Increase 27,510
2015/16Decrease 26,882
2016/17Decrease 23,776
2017/18Decrease 23,716
History
Key datesOpened 2 June 1996 (2 June 1996)
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Baglan from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Baglan railway station is a minor station in the village of Baglan in Neath Port Talbot county borough, south Wales. It is 180 miles (290 km) from London Paddington, it is a stop on the South Wales Main Line, served by Transport for Wales Swanline regional trains between Swansea and Cardiff.

It is a relatively new station, opened in 1996; the station is located at street level but passenger access is from the Seaway Parade flyover. It is close to Neath Port Talbot Hospital.

Facilities[edit]

The station has 2 platforms:

The station is unmanned - there is no ticket office nor are there any platform entry barriers. Passengers must purchase tickets on board trains.

Services[edit]

The typical service pattern is one train approximately every two hours in each direction (with extras at weekday peak times); some westbound trains continue on to Carmarthen and Milford Haven whilst some eastbound trains are extended to Newport, Hereford and Manchester Piccadilly. The current Sunday service is very limited, with just two trains each way calling. A normal weekday service operates on most Bank Holidays.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Table 128 National Rail timetable, May 2016
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Port Talbot Parkway   Transport for Wales
Swanline
  Briton Ferry

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°36′52″N 3°48′34″W / 51.61444°N 3.80944°W / 51.61444; -3.80944