Minffordd Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Minffordd (translation Roadside, literally Lip of the Road) station, is actually two adjacent stations operated entirely independently of each other. The mainline station (called Minffordd Junction by the Victorians) opened on 1 August 1872 at the point where the then newly built Aberystwyth and Welsh Coast Railway line from Dovey Junction to Pwllheli (latterly to become part of the Cambrian Railways) passes under the existing narrow gauge Festiniog Railway built in 1836 to carry dressed slate from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog for export by sea, which had carried passengers from 1865 onwards. A short walk, advertised near the station, leads to Portmeirion.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 1981 0
2014 2721 0
2013 2877 0
2012 2668 0
2011 3336 0
2010 3065 0
2009 2901 0
2008 2454 0
2007 1094 0

Location Data

  • UK Parliament Constituency: Dwyfor Meirionnydd
  • Welsh Assembly Constituency: Dwyfor Meirionnydd
  • Unitary Authority: Gwynedd Council
  • Welsh Assembly Region: Mid and West Wales
  • Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Penrhyndeudraeth
  • Civil Parish/community: Penrhyndeudraeth Community
  • European Region: Wales

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