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Railway Station:Newtown Railway Station

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Newtown/Y Drenewydd railway station is on the Cambrian Line from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth; most trains run from/to Birmingham International. The station is located at the south side of the town off the A483 at the MacDonald’s roundabout; the postcode is SY16 1BP. Independent ticket office (with small waiting room and toilet) open Monday to Saturday 07.25 to 12.40 plus Mondays to Fridays 13.30 to 14.40. Live Departure screens. Car parking no charge for passengers - 20 spaces; 7 cycle storage hoops.

For the town centre, there is a 5 minute route via a footpath opposite the main station building; when you reach the main road, cross over at the traffic lights - the second road on the right is the High Street and the next on the left leads to the bus station.

Train times from 15 December to 16 May 2020 are:-

Departures for Shrewsbury/arrivals from Aberystwyth & Machynlleth Monday to Friday at 06.35, 07.38, 08.39, 09.40, 10.42, 12.39, 13.40, 14.41, 16.42, 18.41, 19.43 & 20.45. Saturday times similar. Sunday at 09.41, 10.40, 11.39, 12.40, 13.40, 14.41, 15.42, 16.41, 17.41, 18.39 & 20.39.

Departures for Machynlleth & Aberystwyth/arrivals from Shrewsbury Monday to Friday at 07.03, 08.04*, 10.07*, 11.06, 12.04*, 14.06*, 16.07*, 18.06*, 19.08, 20.07*, 21.09 & 22.27. Saturday times similar. Sunday at 11.04, 12.05*, 14.05*, 16.06*, 17.06, 18.04*, 19.05, 20.0 & 22.04. Services marked * connect/divide at Machynlleth for Pwllheli.


Traveline Cymru


Old Kerry Rd,
SY16 1BP


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Map reference: SO 110912  Lat: 52.51225 Long: -3.31139

Located at the south side of the town off the A483 at the MacDonald’s roundabout.

Parking: free