Cathays Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Cathays railway station is a station on the Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda lines in the Cathays district of Cardiff, Wales. It is 1 1⁄4 miles (2 km) north of Cardiff Central. The station is next to Cardiff University Students' Union and a short walk from the Welsh Government and other Civic buildings in Cathays Park. The footbridge over the railway is much used as a shortcut between Park Place and Senghenydd Road. When Cathays opened in 1983 it reversed a trend to close stations by being one of the first stations to be built in Wales for 60 years. It was opened by British Rail and South Glamorgan County Council. Cathays station is now manned in peak hours, since the introduction of a new automated ticket barrier system in summer 2007. Cathays has two platforms, each with a small shelter and an information screen displaying the next train's arrival. There is a car park on the Senghennydd Road side, which is University owned and not for general public use. ^ Hooper, Alan; Punter, John (2007). Capital Cardiff 1975–2020: Regeneration, Competitiveness and the Urban Environment. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. p. 198. ISBN 9780708320631.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 223532 0
2014 208211 0
2013 215051 0
2012 212355 0
2011 172494 0
2010 136525 0
2009 114248 0
2008 102633 0
2007 77569 0

Location Data

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

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Recent Crime Figures

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September 2013 1 10000000000000

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