|Managed by||Transport for Wales|
|Number of platforms||2|
| Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections |
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 1867|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Llanwrtyd from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
Llanwrtyd railway station serves the town of Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, Wales. The station is on the Heart of Wales Line 53½ miles (86 km) north east of Swansea. The railway station is located at street level at Station Road near the town centre. All trains serving the station are operated by Transport for Wales.
Opened by the LNWR on 6 May 1867,as part of the company's Central Wales Extension Railway project, it is the location of one of the route's five remaining passing loops. The loop points and associated indicators have recently been replaced as part of a £5 million project by Network Rail to renew all five loops on the line.
The main buildings on the northbound platform still stand and whilst the station is now unstaffed (tickets must be bought on the train), a waiting room is available within this building. A public phone and customer help point is available on this side, whilst the southbound platform has a waiting shelter only. Digital information screens and timetable posters provide train running details. Step-free access is available to both platforms, though the southbound one requires the use of a steeply inclined ramp.
There are four trains a day in each direction - southbound to Swansea and northbound to Shrewsbury from Monday to Saturday, and two services on Sundays.It is the crossover point where certain services running north to south meet the corresponding service running south to north (bar Sundays), whereupon a crew swap between northern based and southern Welsh based train crew occurs.
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Heart of Wales Line
The Heart of Wales line is a railway line running from Craven Arms in Shropshire to Llanelli in southwest Wales. It runs, as the name suggests, through some of the heartlands of Wales. It serves a number of rural centres en route, including several once-fashionable spa towns, including Llandrindod Wells. At Builth Road, two miles (3.3 km) from the town of Builth Wells, the line crosses the former route of the earlier Mid Wales Railway, which closed in the 1960s.
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Llangadog railway station serves the village of Llangadog near Llandeilo, West Wales. The station is on the Heart of Wales Line 36½ miles (59 km) north east of Swansea. The station is located at street level at Station Road beside the River Brân. The Garn Goch Iron Age hill fort is about three miles away from this station.
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Llandovery railway station serves the market town of Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales. The station is on the Heart of Wales Line 42 miles (68 km) north east of Swansea and is located at Tywi Avenue.
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Dolwyddelan railway station is a passenger station in the Lledr Valley, Wales, on the Conwy Valley Line from Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog, which is operated by Transport for Wales. It is located at Pentre-Bont across the river a few hundred yards from the centre of Dolwyddelan. The station is unmanned.
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