Fairbourne railway station

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Location
52°41'45"N
004°02'56"W
Country
 United Kingdom
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Description

Fairbourne railway station serves the village of Fairbourne in Gwynedd, Wales. It is an unstaffed station on the Cambrian Coast Railway with passenger services to Barmouth, Harlech, Porthmadog, Pwllheli, Tywyn, Aberdovey, Machynlleth and Shrewsbury. The 12¼ inch gauge Fairbourne Railway has a separate station nearby from which narrow gauge trains run the 2 miles from Fairbourne to Barmouth Ferry (Penrhyn Point).

History

The station first opened on 3 July 1865 and closed on 3 June 1867, during which time it was named Barmouth Ferry. It reopened as Fairbourne on 6 June 1899.

Services

There is a two-hourly service between Pwllheli and Machynlleth, with certain services continuing to Birmingham International. There are 5 trains per day between Pwllheli and Machynlleth on Sundays.
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