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Troed-y-rhiw railway station

Place Troed-y-rhiw
Local authority Merthyr Tydfil
Grid reference
Station code TRD
Managed by Arriva Trains Wales
Number of platforms 1
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  29,516
2005/06 24,931
2006/07 25,026
2007/08 22,890
2008/09 23,528
2009/10 34,390
2010/11 32,496
2011/12 31,564
2012/13 34,662
2013/14 44,544
1841 Opened
National RailUK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Troed-y-rhiw from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Troed-y-rhiw railway station is a railway station serving the village of Troed-y-rhiw in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. It is located on the Merthyr branch of the Merthyr Line. Passenger services are provided by Arriva Trains Wales.

The station was first opened by the Taff Vale Railway in late 1841 though it did not appear in Bradshaw's timetables until 1844.[1][2] It was named Troedyrhiew from 1846/47 until 1 July 1924 when it became Troedyrhiw. The hyphens were added on 12 May 1980.[3]


  1. ^ Hutton, John (2006). The Taff Vale Railway, vol. 1. Silver Link.  
  2. ^ Quick, Michael (2009). Railway Passenger Stations in Great Britain - A Chronology. Railway & Canal Historical Society. p. 386.  
  3. ^ Quick, Michael (2009). Railway Passenger Stations in Great Britain - A Chronology. Railway & Canal Historical Society. p. 386.  

External links

  • Train times and station information for Troed-y-rhiw railway station from National Rail
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Merthyr Vale   Arriva Trains Wales
Merthyr Line

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