Newport (South Wales) Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Newport railway station (Welsh: Casnewydd) is the third-busiest railway station in Wales (after Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street), situated in Newport city centre. It is part of the British railway system owned by Network Rail and is operated by Arriva Trains Wales, although Great Western Railway and CrossCountry also provide services. The main station entrance is located on Queensway, and a small section of road known as Station Approach links this to the High Street. The station was originally opened in 1850 by the South Wales Railway Company and was greatly expanded in 1928. British Transport Police maintain a presence at Newport.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 359829 0
2014 339324 545462
2013 339238 563092
2012 344627 562688
2011 344242 0
2010 285069 0
2009 273687 0
2008 250507 0
2007 260256 0

Location Data

  • Unitary Authority: Newport Council
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Newport West
  • Welsh Assembly Constituency: Newport West
  • Welsh Assembly Region: South Wales East
  • Unitary Authority Electoral Division (UTE): Stow Hill
  • Civil Parish/community: Stow Hill Community
  • European Region: Wales

Recent Crime Figures

Month Total Crime Antisocial BehaviourTheft from PersonBicycle TheftShopliftingRobberyBurglaryOther TheftVehicle CrimeDrugsWeaponsPublic OrderCriminal Damage & ArsonViolent CrimeOther Crime
January 2016 7 20000000002120
December 2015 16 40000070003200
November 2015 8 31000020001001
October 2015 5 20000020001000
September 2015 9 01000020003030
August 2015 2 10000010000000
July 2015 11 11300030101010
June 2015 4 20000000001010
May 2015 5 10000120001000
April 2015 10 00100160100010
March 2015 4 00100000002010
February 2015 2 10000010000000
January 2015 3 10000010100000
December 2014 5 30000000001010
November 2014 8 30000000003020
October 2014 12 30000140103000
September 2014 12 40200031001010
August 2014 10 11000010001060
July 2014 7 30300000001000
June 2014 16 61100040003010
May 2014 8 30100020001100
April 2014 2 00000000002000
March 2014 10 10000010011420
February 2014 7 11100010100110
January 2014 1 00000001000000
December 2013 8 40000110001010
November 2013 6 00010030200000
October 2013 5 00200030000000
September 2013 8 31100010002000
August 2013 14 30000030001340
July 2013 11 30100040002010
June 2013 8 20100010003010
May 2013 10 50000130001000
April 2013 9 50000020010010
March 2013 5 30000010010000
February 2013 8 30000020120000
January 2013 5 00000030100010

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