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Blaenau Ffestiniog station
Location
Place Blaenau Ffestiniog
Local authority Gwynedd
Operations
Station code BFF
Managed by Transport for Wales
Platforms in use 1 (standard-gauge)
2 (narrow-gauge)
Live arrivals/departures and station information from National Rail
History
Key dates Opened 30 May 1868 (30 May 1868)
National Rail - UK railway stations
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Blaenau Ffestiniog railway station (Welsh: Gorsaf reilffordd Blaenau Ffestiniog) is a train station in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales. It opened in 1868.

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.

Services

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.

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