Ffairfach railway station

Ffairfach National Rail
Place Ffairfach
Local authority Carmarthenshire
Grid reference SN629212
Station code FFA
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 1
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  2,488
2005/06 Decrease 1,696
2006/07 Decrease 1,558
2007/08 Increase 1,981
2008/09 Increase 2,276
2009/10 Increase 2,616
2010/11 Decrease 2,302
2011/12 Increase 2,494
2012/13 Increase 2,568
2013/14 Increase 3,146
2014/15 Decrease 2,820
Key dates Opened 1852 (1852)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Ffairfach from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Ffairfach railway station serves the village of Ffairfach, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales. The station is on the Heart of Wales Line 30 miles (48 km) north east of Swansea.

The railway station is located next to the main road Heol Cennen. This is the nearest railway station to Carreg Cennen Castle.

All trains serving the station are operated by Arriva Trains Wales.


All trains serving the station are operated by Arriva Trains Wales. There are four trains a day to Shrewsbury northbound from Monday to Saturday (plus a fifth to Llandovery) and five southbound to Llanelli & Swansea (the first train in each direction doesn't run on Saturdays); two services each way call on Sundays.[1] This is a request stop, whereby passengers have to give a hand signal to the approaching train driver to board or notify the guard when they board that they wish to alight from the train there.


  1. GB eNRT 2015-16 Edition, Table 129
Preceding station National Rail Following station
Llandybie   Arriva Trains Wales
Heart of Wales Line

Coordinates: 51°52′19″N 3°59′35″W / 51.872°N 3.993°W / 51.872; -3.993

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