- Clunderwen railway station
Clunderwen The station as seen from platform 1 Location Place Clynderwen Local authority Pembrokeshire Coordinates Coordinates: Grid reference SN119192 Operations Station code CUW Managed by Arriva Trains Wales Number of platforms 2 Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage 2004/05 * 12,709 2005/06 * 12,430 2006/07 * 14,297 2007/08 * 17,439 2008/09 * 19,376 History Original company South Wales Railway Pre-grouping Great Western Railway Post-grouping Great Western Railway 2 January 1854 Opened as Narberth Road for Cardigan and Tenby 1863 Renamed Narberth Road for Cardigan 1 December 1875 Renamed Clynderwen 6 September 1965 Renamed Clynderwen Halt 5 May 1969 Renamed Clynderwen 12 May 1980 Renamed Clunderwen National Rail - UK railway stations A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z * Annual passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Clunderwen from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Please note: methodology may vary year on year.
The South Wales Railway was extended from Carmarthen Junction to Haverfordwest on 2 January 1854, and among the original stations was one known as Narberth Road for Cardigan and Tenby; this was simplified to Narberth Road for Cardigan in 1863.
The station was renamed Clynderwen on 1 December 1875, being named after the Clynderwen Estate, which included property in the area around the station; a previous suggestion to use the parish name Llandisilio being rejected. The Narberth Road and Maenclochog Railway (NR&MR) opened in 1876, the junction of that line being to the west of Clynderwen station; and the NR&MR trains to Rosebush used a bay at the eastern end of the up side of the station. Initially trains had to reverse in and out of the platform, but with the extension of the Rosebush line to Letterston by the North Pembrokeshire and Fishguard Railway (NP&FR) in 1895 (the NP&FR having taken over the NR&MR), the layout at Clynderwen was improved.
There have been several subsequent amendments to the station's name: to Clynderwen Halt on 6 September 1965; reverting to Clynderwen on 5 May 1969; and finally becoming Clunderwen on 12 May 1980.
The station is currently unmanned. It is a request stop, and therefore trains will only stop if a patron requires to get on or off there.
Trains that stop here go to Milford Haven westbound and to Swansea, Cardiff Central, Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly eastbound.
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1 85260 508 1. R508.
- MacDermot, E.T. (1927). History of the Great Western Railway, vol. I: 1833-1863. Paddington: Great Western Railway.
- Parker, Richard; Morris, John (2008) . The Railways of Pembrokeshire. Corhampton: Noodle Books. ISBN 978 1 906419 07 3.
- Train times and station information for Clunderwen railway station from National Rail
- Clynderwen Station on navigable 1946 O.S. map
Preceding station National Rail Following station Whitland Arriva Trains Wales
West Wales Line
Clarbeston Road Disused railways Terminus Great Western Railway
Narberth Road and Maenclochog Railway
Line and station closed
Transport in Pembrokeshire Road National Cycle NetworkCeltic Trail · NCR 4 · NCR 47 Railway lines Railway stations Air Sea Railway stations in Pembrokeshire, open and (disused) Whitland and Cardigan(Kilgerran Halt) • (Boncath) • (Crymmych Arms) • (Glogue) • (Llanfyrnach) North Pembrokeshire and FishguardFishguard Harbour • (Fishguard and Goodwick) • (Jordanston Halt) • (Letterston) • (Beulah Halt) • (Martell Bridge Halt) • (Castlebythe Halt) • (Puncheston) • (New Inn Bridge Halt) • (Rosebush) • (Maenclochog) • (Llan-y-Cefn) • (Beag Fair Siding) Clarbeston Road and Letterston Railway(Mathry Road) • (Welsh Hook Halt) • (Wolf's Castle Halt) Milford Railway South Wales Railway Pembroke and Tenby
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