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Aberdare

Aberdare

Aberdare station
Abernant Road
Aberdare
Mid Glamorgan
CF44 0PU

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Ticket office opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 06:50 to 13:20
Saturday - 08:00 to 14:30
Sunday

  • NO Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • NO Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones YES Yes
    • First Class Lounge No
    • Help Points YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter YES Yes
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down No
    • National Key Toilets No
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available No
    • Impaired Access Helpline Hours Monday - Sunday - 08:00 to 20:00
    • Accesible Ticket Machine

      There are two accessible ticket machines.

      One is next to the ticket office at the top of the ramp.

      Another is near the car park. When purchasing your travel ticket, please obtain a parking ticket from this machine or from the ticket office.

    • Helpline YES Yes
    • Helpline Contact Details 03333 211202
    • Helpline Contact URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Step Free Access

      The station has two access ramps, however one is steep. Wheelchair users are advised to use the ramp on the opposite side of Abernant Road which leads directly onto the platform.


      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
    • Staff Help No platform staff available. Assistance is provided by the Conductor on the train.
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets No
    • Baby Change No
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Penalty Fares http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/revenueenforcementpolicy
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: No
      Smartcard Validator: No
  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Monday - Friday - 06:50 to 13:20
      Saturday - 08:00 to 14:30
      Sunday
  • Station Information
    • ATM No
    • Baby Change No
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box No
    • Shops No
    • Seated Area YES Yes
    • Station Buffet No
    • Showers No
    • Trolley No
    • Wifi No
    • Waiting Room No
    • Lost Property Phone number: 03333 211 202

      Operator Name: Managed by Transport for Wales
    • Lost Property: URL http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty
    • Customer Service Note Contact our Customer Relations team directly via the customer webform at www.tfwrail.wales (https://tfwrail.wales)
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    • Lost Property Number 03333 211 202
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 51.71505747
    • Longitude -3.443099147
  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details Phone number: 03333 211 202

      Operator Name: Transport for Wales
      Name: Station Car Park
      Spaces: 41
      Free: true
      Number Accessible Spaces: 2
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Accessible Car Park Equipment Note:

      Car park is free of charge, however,  passengers must obtain a parking ticket when purchasing a travel ticket.  This can be issued from the ticket machine in the car park or from the ticket office.


      Cctv: Yes
      Open:
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
      Url: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone YES Yes
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Aberdare station (http://btopenzone.hotspot-directory.com )
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops No
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet No
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability No
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Sheltered no
    • Spaces No
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Buy an Aberdare PlusBus ticket with your train ticket for discount-priced unlimited bus travel around the town. For details visit www.PlusBus.info (http://www.PlusBus.info)
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL http://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
  • Other transportation
    • Rail Replacement Services

      Wait at Rail Link Bus stop adjacent to Leisure Centre

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