Gowerton Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Gowerton railway station (originally Gower Road and later Gowerton North) serves the village of Gowerton, Wales. It is located at street level at the end of Station Road in Gowerton. Since it is unmanned, tickets need to be bought in advance or on the train. Gowerton is served approximately every two hours by Arriva Trains Wales services heading westbound towards Llanelli, (where they continue to either West Wales or to Shrewsbury via the Heart of Wales Line; and eastbound towards Swansea. The station was originally a request stop, but on 9 September 2013, it was no longer listed as one. The station originally had two platforms, sited on the section between Cockett station and Duffryn, but was singled in 1986 as an economy measure. Network Rail planned to re-double the section of railway through this station and re-instate the disused east-bound platform in May 2012. Work commenced in March 2013 and was completed a month later. This will increase the capacity of this section of line and allow more trains to stop at this station. The re-doubling work was completed in July 2013 with the disused platform brought back into use. This resulted in an additional 95 services stopping at Gowerton every week. Gowerton station was opened as Gower Road by the South Wales Railway on Tuesday 1 August 1854 It was later renamed Gowerton, following a request to the railway company by the parish vestry, and from 1950 became known as Gowerton North to distinguish it from the Gowerton South railway station which served the now closed Pontarddulais to Swansea Victoria section of the Heart of Wales Line until 1964.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 22239 0
2014 17893 0
2013 13167 0
2012 12034 0
2011 11724 0
2010 8623 0
2009 7458 0
2008 5452 0
2007 2211 0

Location Data

  • UK Parliament Constituency: Gower
  • Welsh Assembly Constituency: Gower
  • Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Gowerton
  • Civil Parish/community: Gowerton Community
  • Welsh Assembly Region: South Wales West
  • Unitary Authority: Swansea Council
  • European Region: Wales

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Recent Crime Figures

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July 2015 0 00000000000000
June 2015 0 00000000000000
May 2015 0 00000000000000
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March 2015 1 10000000000000
February 2015 0 00000000000000
January 2015 1 00000010000000
December 2014 1 00000000000100
November 2014 0 00000000000000
October 2014 0 00000000000000
September 2014 1 10000000000000
August 2014 0 00000000000000
July 2014 1 10000000000000
June 2014 0 00000000000000
May 2014 0 00000000000000
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March 2014 0 00000000000000
February 2014 0 00000000000000
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December 2013 0 00000000000000
November 2013 0 00000000000000
October 2013 1 00000000000001
September 2013 4 00000000310000

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