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Please note that the platforms at this station have a gentle slope.  Please apply brakes to pushchairs and wheelchairs when waiting on the platform for a train.

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Cogan station lies on the Vale of Glamorgan line, and serves the suburb of Cogan, within the town boundary of Penarth. Opened in the winter of 1888, some of the original station buildings are still in use by private businesses, and the engineering sheds now contain a large supermarket. 

The elegant Victorian passenger bridge that links the two platforms was refurbished in 2019, and awarded Grade II listed status.


  • How long does it take to get from Cogan station to Cardiff Airport?

    • Taking the train between Cogan station and Cardiff Airport takes around 35 minutes on the Bridgend route. 
  • How long does it take to walk from Cogan station to Cardiff city centre?

    • Going via Penarth Road, the walk to Cardiff city centre takes approximately 45 minutes.
  • What car parking facilities are available at Cogan station?

    • There are enough parking spaces for 24 cars at Cogan station. 
  • What facilities are there for bike storage at Cogan station?

    • There are storage facilities for 6 bikes, and these include CCTV.
  • What other facilities are available at Cogan station?

    • Disabled access - there are ramps and induction loops available
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