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Bargoed is a small town in the Rhymney Valley on the line between Cardiff and Rhymney, at the point where the line becomes single track.
Railway type and traffic
Most weekday services are provided by class 142/143 and 150 units.
Bargoed is a small town spread along the valley.
There is road side parking in Bargoed and a small station car park.
There is a generally hourly service from Cardiff to Rhymney with additional peak-hour trains and a 30 minute frequency on Saturdays as far as Bargoed.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are a few shops in Bargoed.
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Bargoed general view map
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The light is best here for afternoon trains heading down the valley from either the station footbridge or the end of the platform. There is an interestingly designed signal box and semaphore signals.
General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
Fig 2 - Looking south
Fig 3 - The signal box
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