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image for Railway Station item typeMachynlleth Railway Station

Railway Station

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Machynlleth railway station is on the Cambrian line from Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth (most trains are from/run to Birmingham International) and is the junction for the Cambrian Coast line to Pwllheli. The station is located at the north side of the town off the A487 Dolgellau road; the postcode is SY20 8BL. Ticket office & waiting room open Monday to Saturday 05.15 - 18.15 & Sunday 08.15 - 17.15. Information services open Monday - Saturday 04.15 - 21.15, Sunday 07.30 - 22.30. Live Departure and Arrival screens, payphone, café, toilets. Car parking no charge for passengers - 30 spaces; cycle storage stands.

On arrival, turn right out of the station to reach the main road; buses depart from here or turn left for the town centre. Machynlleth is the control centre for the Cambrian line and trains are maintained here. The small station is open for nearly 20 hours a day; the first train leaves at 04.53 and the last train arrives at 00.12!

Train times from 21 May to 10 September 2017 are (arrivals from Shrewsbury & Aberystwyth are up to 10 minutes earlier than the departure times:-

Departures for Shrewsbury/arrivals from Aberystwyth Monday to Friday at 06.01, 07.04, 08.05, 09.06, 10.08, 12.04, 13.06, 14.07, 16.08, 18.05, 19.09 & 20.11. Later arrivals from Aberystwyth terminate here - 21.04, 22.05, 23.02 & 00.12. Saturday times similar. Sunday at 10.08, 11.05, 12.06, 14.06, 15.08, 16.05, 18.05 & 20.05. Also arrivals from Aberystwyth terminate here at 19.10, 21.03, 22.02 & 23.54.

Departures for Aberystwyth Monday to Friday at 04.53, 05.45, 06.47, 07.46, 08.48, 10.50, 11.41, 12.47, 14.49, 16.50, 18.01, 18.49, 19.48, 20.49, 21.49 & 23.07. 1st 3 trains & the 18.01 start here; others are from Shrewsbury. Saturday times similar. Sunday at 08.50, 09.47, 10.49, 12.50, 13.49, 14.48, 16.48, 17.45, 18.48, 19.42, 20.47 & 22.45. The 08.50, 10.49 & 13.49 start here; others are from Shrewsbury.

Departures for Pwllheli Monday to Saturday are at 05.07 (to Barmouth), 06.43, 08.52 & then approx. every two hours until 16.55; last trains at 19.04 & 21.43. Sunday at 10.10, 14.52 & 18.55.

Arrivals from Pwllheli Monday to Saturday are at 07.43 (from Barmouth), 08.45, 09.54 & then approx. every two hours until 17.55; last trains at 20.04 & 22.45. Sunday at 13.46, 15.59 & 19.54.

Disabled toilets

Open all the time

Contact

Arriva Trains Wales

Address

Heol y Doll,
Machynlleth,
Powys,
SY20 8BL

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SH 744013  Lat: 52.59513 Long: -3.85459

Machynlleth railway station is at the north side of the town off the A487 Dolgellau road.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets