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Station facilities

Toilets
No
Parking
Yes
ATM
No
Ticket office
No
Wifi
No
Ticket machine
Yes
Step-free access
Yes
Shops
No

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  • General service information
    • Staffing Level
    • Closed Circuit Television
    • Information Available From Staff
    • CIS
    • Customer Help Points
  • Ticket buying and collection
    • Ticket Office
    • Prepurchase Collection
    • Ticket Machine
    • Oystercard Issued
    • Use Oystercard
    • Always Show Oyster Card Fields
    • Smartcard Issued
    • Smartcard Validator
  • All station facilities
  • Accessibility and mobility access
    • Helpline
    • Staff Help Available
    • Induction Loop
    • Accessible Ticket Machines
    • Height Adjusted Ticket Office Counter
    • Ramp For Train Access
    • Nearest Stations With More Facilities
    • National Key Toilets
    • Step Free Access
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down
    • Wheelchairs Available
    • Assisted Travel
  • Parking information
    • Cycle Storage
    • CarPark
    • Rail Replacement Services
  • Passenger services
Live departures and arrivals

Overview

Risca and Pontymister Station, renamed from Risca in 2008, serves the Welsh town of Risca. On the Western Valley line, it opened in 1850, closing 12 years later, and reopening in 2008.

The area around Risca has been inhabited for thousands of years, with the remains of hillforts, and other human habitation littering the region. However, from the early 19th century, lead and coal mining has played a major role in Risca’s infrastructure, with the railway a necessary means of transportation. Nearby Pontymister was known for its steelworks, and many locomotives have ended their days here.

 

  • How long does it take to walk from Risca Station to Risca town centre?

    • Via Park Road, it takes around ten minutes to walk from the station to the centre of Risca.
  • What car parking facilities are available at Risca Station?

    • There are 94 car parking spaces at the station.
  • What facilities are there for bike storage at Risca Station?

    • Risca Station has enough bike storage for 4 bikes.
  • What other facilities are available at Risca Station?

    • Disabled access - the whole station is step-free and has ramps and induction loops available
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