Tonfanau railway station is a railway cease that serves Tonfanau in Gwynedd, Wales. The station is positioned alongside the ruins of the military base it as soon as served and solely a few occupied buildings might be discovered throughout the surrounding space.
British Rail requested the permission of the Secretary of State for Transport to shut Tonfanau and three different Cambrian Coast stations (specifically Abererch, Llandecwyn and Tygwyn) through the mid-Nineties. Their winter 1995/96 timetable featured just one northbound and three southbound trains Mondays to Saturdays, with a be aware that the service could also be withdrawn earlier than 1 June 1996. Permission for the closure was refused and the station construction has needed to be upgraded to fulfill fashionable requirements with a brand new platform, signage and platform lighting. Unusually, the distant location of the station relative to mains providers has led to its lighting being powered by its personal miniature wind turbine.
The station is an unstaffed halt on the Cambrian Coast Railway with passenger providers to Barmouth, Harlech, Porthmadog and Pwllheli northbound and Tywyn, Aberdovey, Machynlleth and Shrewsbury. Most southbound trains proceed by means of to Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International. Trains cease on request.
- Regional Railways Central: “Cambrian Coaster Train Times”, September 1995
- Table 76 National Rail timetable, May 2016
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