Location type

Major station

Name and dates

Carmarthen (1902-)

Station code: CMN National Rail
Where: Carmarthenshire, Wales
Opened on the Carmarthen and Cardigan Railway.
Opened on the South Wales Railway.

Chronology Dates

  /  /1852South Wales Railway
Opened to Carmarthen, built to the 7 foot gauge and required trans-shipment where it was met with lines from Monmouth and Glamorgan.

News items

23/10/2023Cardiff - Edinburgh open access train service proposal under development [Railway Gazette]
01/01/2023The defunct Edinburgh train that let holidaymakers travel with their car [edinburghlive]
15/12/2022Rail boss aims to do Stirling job with new open-access service [The Times]
01/12/2022Regulator approves new Grand Union train service from Carmarthen to London Paddington [ORR]
23/09/2020Reopening Aberystwyth-Carmarthen railway would cost significantly less than thought [Nation Cymru]
02/07/2017Gwili Steam Railway: Full steam ahead for track opening [BBC News]
19/10/2016£300k for Aberystwyth-Carmarthen railway line study [BBC News]
16/01/2015Rail link bid for Aberystwyth and Carmarthen outlined at meeting [BBC News]


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: South Wales v. 12 (Regional railway history series)