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Aberdare (ABA)

Aberdare station, Abernant Road, Aberdare, Mid Glamorgan, CF44 0PU

Live trains

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Ticket Office

Opening Hours
  • Opening Hours Monday to Friday: 06:30 - 14:40
  • Opening Hours Saturday: 07:40 - 15:55
Ticket Machines

Yes

Collect tickets bought online
  • Collect tickets at Ticket Office
  • Collect tickets at Ticket Machine
Accessible ticket machines

Yes

There are two accessible ticket machines. One is next to the ticket office at the top of the ramp. Another is near the car park. When purchasing your travel ticket, please obtain a parking ticket from this machine or from the ticket office.

The ticket machine(s) do not accept cash. Payment is by major debit and credit cards only.

Height adjusted ticket office counter

Yes

Induction loop

Yes

Smartcards

Smartcards issued at this station

No

Smartcard tickets
  • Load smartcard at Ticket Office
  • Load smartcard at Ticket Machine
Smartcard validators

Yes

Smartcard notes

Load a pre-purchased season ticket onto a smartcard using the smartcard validator or the ticket vending machine.

Information Available From Staff

  • Yes - from ticket office

Customer Information Screens

  • Departure Screens
  • Arrival Screens

Staff Help Available

Yes

There are no platform staff available at this station. Assistance will be provided by the Conductor on the train.

Customer Help Points

Yes

Customer Services Notes

Contact our Customer Relations team directly via the Transport for Wales Website.

Luggage Storage

No

Lost Property

Yes

CCTV at the Station

Yes

Station Accessibility

Step-free access

Step-free access to all platforms - may include long or steep ramps. Access between platforms may be via the street.

Category B1.

Wheelchair users, mobility scooter users and customers with reduced mobility may find the steep ramps leading from Abernant Road to both platforms difficult to negotiate.

Ticket barriers and gates

No

Accessible ticket machines

Yes

There are two accessible ticket machines. One is next to the ticket office at the top of the ramp. Another is near the car park. When purchasing your travel ticket, please obtain a parking ticket from this machine or from the ticket office.

The ticket machine(s) do not accept cash. Payment is by major debit and credit cards only.

Height adjusted ticket office counter

Yes

Induction loop

Yes

Ramp for train access

Yes

Accessible Toilets

No

Waiting rooms

No

Seating area

Yes

Getting to and from the station

Accessible taxis here

No

Impaired mobility set down/pick-up point

No

Accessible spaces

2 spaces

Accessible car park equipment

Yes

Car park is free of charge, however passengers must obtain a parking ticket when purchasing a travel ticket.  This can be issued from the ticket machine in the car park or from the ticket office.

Staff Help

Staff help available

Yes

There are no platform staff available at this station. Assistance will be provided by the Conductor on the train.

Customer Help Points and Meeting Point

Yes

Helpline
  • Helpline Monday to Sunday: 08:00 - 20:00

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Toilets

No

Accessible Toilets

No

Baby Changing

No

Waiting Rooms

No

Seating Area

Yes

Car Parking Availability

  • Car Parking Availability Monday to Friday: Yes
  • Car Parking Availability Saturday: Yes
  • Car Parking Availability Sunday: Yes

Spaces

41 spaces

Accessible spaces

2 spaces

Accessible car park equipment

Yes

Car park is free of charge, however passengers must obtain a parking ticket when purchasing a travel ticket.  This can be issued from the ticket machine in the car park or from the ticket office.

Impaired mobility set down/pick up points available

No

Car park CCTV

Yes

Parking charges

Parking is free

Refreshment Facilities

No

Bicycle Storage

Spaces

0 spaces

Sheltered

No

CCTV

Yes

Bicycle Hire

Cycle Hire Information

There are no cycle hire facilities at this station

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