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Treforest Estate railway station

Treforest Estate
Welsh: Ystad Trefforest
Place Ton-Teg
Local authority Rhondda Cynon Taf
Grid reference
Station code TRE
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.120 million
2005/06 0.112 million
2006/07 0.125 million
2007/08 0.139 million
2008/09 0.125 million
2009/10 0.122 million
2010/11 0.116 million
2011/12 0.104 million
2012/13 0.108 million
2013/14 0.114 million
Key dates Opened 5 January 1942 (5 January 1942)
National RailUK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Treforest Estate from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
UK Railways portal

Treforest Estate railway station is a small railway station in Treforest, near Cardiff, built to serve the workers and visitors of Treforest Industrial Estate. It is located on the Merthyr Line, 8.7 miles (14 km) north-west of Cardiff Central.

Passenger services are provided by Arriva Trains Wales. The station is built around a central island platform, which is accessible from a subway.

It was opened by the Great Western Railway in 1942.[1]


Mondays to Saturdays, there is a half-hourly service southbound to Cardiff Central via Cardiff Queen Street, continuing to Barry Island and Bridgend via Rhoose Cardiff International Airport in an alternating fashion. There is a half-hourly service northbound to Merthyr Tydfil via Pontypridd. Whilst there is a frequent Sunday service on this line, no trains call at Treforest Estate on a Sunday.


  1. ^ Hutton, John (2006). The Taff Vale Railway, vol. 1. Silver Link.  

External links

  • Train times and station information for Treforest Estate railway station from National Rail
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Taffs Well   Arriva Trains Wales
Merthyr Line

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