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Llanwern railway station

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Llanwern railway station

Place Llanwern
Area Newport
Original company South Wales Railway
Pre-grouping n/a
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 2
1850 Opened
12 September 1960 Closed to passengers
16 April 1961 Closed to all traffic
2012 Scheduled to re-open
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Llanwern railway station is a former station serving Llanwern on the east side of the city of Newport. It was opened with the South Wales Railway in 1850 and closed to passengers on 12 September 1960 in preparation for the building of Llanwern steelworks. It was closed completely on 16 April 1961.[1] The Newport City Council unitary development plan and Sewta rail strategy plan for the station to be re-opened at the same time as the main line is re-signalled by 2012.[2]

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