Blaenau Ffestiniog railway station facts for kids
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|Blaenau Ffestiniog station|
|Managed by||Transport for Wales|
|Platforms in use||1 (standard-gauge)
|Live arrivals/departures and station information from National Rail|
|Key dates||Opened 30 May 1868|
|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|
The station is a mainline station connected to a heritage station. Platform 1 is managed by Transport for Wales and platforms 2 and 3 are managed by the Ffestiniog Railway, a narrow-gauge heritage railway.
Platform 1 is on the Conwy Valley line that runs north to Llandudno.
From platform 1, the mainline platform, Transport for Wales run six trains a day that head north to Llandudno. These trains run every three hours.
From platforms 2 and 3, the Ffestiniog Railway platforms, passengers can catch trains through Snowdonia to Porthmadog on the coast. These trains are very popular with tourists but are currently not running because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Ffestiniog Railway train at the station
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