Swansea Riverside railway station

Swansea Riverside railway station served the city of Swansea, in the historical county of Glamorganshire, Wales, from 1899 to 1933 on the Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway.

Disused railway station in Swansea, Wales

Swansea Riverside
Location Swansea, Glamorganshire

51.6207°N 3.9325°W / 51.6207; -3.9325

Grid reference SS663930
Other information
Status Disused
Original company Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway
Pre-grouping Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Key dates
7 May 1899 (1899-05-07) Opened as Swansea
1 July 1924 Name changed to Swansea Docks
17 September 1926 Name changed to Swansea Riverside
11 September 1933 (1933-09-11) Closed

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The station was opened as Swansea on 7 May 1899 by the Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway, although there is evidence of it being in use in 1895. Its name was changed to Swansea Docks on 1 July 1924 and changed again to Swansea Riverside on 17 September 1926. It closed on 11 September 1933.[1][2]

  1. Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales – a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 413. OCLC 931112387.
  2. Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 225. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Danygraig Halt
Line and station closed
  Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway   Terminus

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