Cardiff Central Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Cardiff Bay railway station (Welsh: Bae Caerdydd), formerly Cardiff Bute Road, is a station serving the Cardiff Bay and Butetown areas of Cardiff, Wales. It is the southern terminus of the Butetown Branch Line 1 mile (1.5 km) south of Cardiff Queen Street. Only one platform is now in use. The station building remains disused and is boarded up. The station building lies on Bute Street, although the rest of the station remains visible from the nearby Lloyd George Avenue. For various reasons, including it being the origin of the first steam-powered passenger train service in Wales, the station is a Grade II* listed building. The station is within walking distance of the Senedd and the Wales Millennium Centre Passenger services are provided by Arriva Trains Wales.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 2361236 0
2014 2296984 1697701
2013 2351332 1534268
2012 2283783 1447924
2011 1653918 0
2010 1346227 0
2009 1215607 0
2008 1015461 0
2007 1042265 0

Location Data

  • UK Parliament Constituency: Cardiff Central
  • Welsh Assembly Constituency: Cardiff Central
  • Unitary Authority: Cardiff Council
  • Civil Parish/community: Castle Community
  • Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Cathays
  • Welsh Assembly Region: South Wales Central
  • European Region: Wales

Recent Crime Figures

Month Total Crime Antisocial BehaviourTheft from PersonBicycle TheftShopliftingRobberyBurglaryOther TheftVehicle CrimeDrugsWeaponsPublic OrderCriminal Damage & ArsonViolent CrimeOther Crime
January 2016 17 50330040002000
December 2015 62 28440001000012220
November 2015 19 80010030103111
October 2015 29 54400050105230
September 2015 26 50420060104220
August 2015 30 71110040206350
July 2015 22 61110030204130
June 2015 19 60020040202030
May 2015 26 60220050106130
April 2015 18 60010050004020
March 2015 30 71210040404070
February 2015 21 51240040022010
January 2015 18 102020020002000
December 2014 14 40110040101020
November 2014 40 173200031106070
October 2014 27 64110030205140
September 2014 36 153410020304121
August 2014 37 142140050005051
July 2014 35 150200060504030
June 2014 23 103010011006100
May 2014 27 110220040102050
April 2014 26 130120010004131
March 2014 21 51130030201230
February 2014 29 132300030004040
January 2014 13 50110000003120
December 2013 32 81020090204150
November 2013 33 132110051300250
October 2013 27 41130040115052
September 2013 31 90110040606130
August 2013 44 152520040408130
July 2013 20 62200060201010
June 2013 30 91340130008100
May 2013 26 91210050202130
April 2013 21 80000041040040
March 2013 26 110000040070130
February 2013 39 800000110690230
January 2013 24 900000201020010

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