Arenig railway station
Infobox UK disused station
name = Arenig
Festiniog and Blaenau Railway
Great Western Railway
platforms = ?
years = 19 June 1865
events = Station opened
years1 = 4 January 1960
events1 = Station closed
Arenig railway station was a railway station on the
Great Western Railway's Bala Ffestiniog Linein Wales. It closed to passenger services on 4 January 1960and freight services on 27 January 1961.
Opened by the
Festiniog and Blaenau Railway, a line bought out by the Great Western Railway, it remained in that company through the Grouping of 1923. The station then passed on to British Railwayson nationalisationin 1948. It was then closed by the British Transport Commission.
The site today
The site was taken over by the adjacent quarry after closure and the platforms and station buildings survived in a derelict state until the early 1980s. Although no trace of the platforms and buildings now remain, the site can be identified by pillars still in-situ, which were used for supporting conveyor belts running from the quarry to the station.
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