Waun-gron Park railway station

Coordinates: 51°29′18″N 3°13′47″W / 51.4882°N 3.2296°W / 51.4882; -3.2296

Waun-gron Park National Rail
Welsh: Parc Waun-gron
Place Fairwater
Local authority Cardiff
Grid reference ST147772
Station code WNG
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2010/11 Increase 42,916
2011/12 Increase 47,490
2012/13 Increase 51,170
2013/14 Increase 55.492
2014/15 Increase 71,056
Key dates Opened 1987 (1987)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Waun-gron Park from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Waun-gron Park railway station serves the Fairwater area of Cardiff, Wales. The station was built when the City Line 2.4 miles (4 km) west of Cardiff Central opened to passenger services in 1987 (though the line itself opened in 1859). Passenger services are currently operated by Arriva Trains Wales.

Waun-gron Park is the nearest station to the large suburb of Ely which is 10 minutes' walk from the station along Western Avenue and over Ely Bridge.


The Monday to Friday off-peak service is two trains per hour each way. Eastbound to Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street, and then Coryton, and westbound to Radyr.[1]

Journey times from Waun-gron Park are eight minutes to Cardiff Central, 11 minutes to Radyr and 28 minutes to Coryton.

There is no Sunday service, although some trains running to destinations such as Merthyr Tydfil, Aberdare and Treherbert from Cardiff Central sometimes pass Waun-gron Park on the City Line when the usual line for these services through Cardiff Queen Street is closed for engineering work.

Freight trains also regularly pass, on all days.


  1. GB eNRT December 2015 Edition, Table 130 (Network Rail)

See also

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Ninian Park   Arriva Trains Wales
Coryton - Cardiff Queen Street - Radyr

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