- Coryton railway station (Cardiff)
Coryton Location Place Coryton Local authority Cardiff Operations Station code COY Managed by Arriva Trains Wales Number of platforms 1 Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage 2004/05 * 0.252 million 2005/06 * 0.254 million 2006/07 * 0.254 million 2007/08 * 0.266 million 2008/09 * 0.277 million 2009/10 * 0.280 million History 1911 Opened 1931 Relocated National Rail - UK 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 passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Coryton from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Please note: methodology may vary year on year.
Coryton railway station is a railway station serving the Coryton and Pantmawr area of Cardiff. It is the terminus of the Coryton Line 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Cardiff Central in which the line originates from Cardiff Queen Street.
A station was first opened here by the Cardiff Railway in 1911 and relocated by the Great Western Railway in 1931. It was proposed for closure in the Beeching Report of 1963, but survived. The line beyond here closed in 1952.
Monday to Saturdays there is a half-hourly service along the City Line to Radyr, calling at Whitchurch, Rhiwbina, Birchgrove, Ty Glas, Heath Low Level, Cardiff Queen Street, Cardiff Central, Ninian Park, Waun-Gron Park, Fairwater, Danescourt and Radyr.
Evenings there is an hourly service.
Journey times to Queen Street is fifteen minutes, Central is nineteen minutes and Radyr is thirty-nine minutes. Connections can be made at Queen Street for other valley lines services and connections can be made at Central for mainline destinations across the rest of the country.
There is no Sunday service from Coryton.
Saturdays often sees the use of one-carriage Class 153 Super Sprinter units, as services are less busier and two-car units can be freed onto busier services.
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