Trains to Wrexham

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Wrexham is the largest town in the north of Wales located between England’s border, the lower Dee Valley and the Welsh mountains. Wrexham's economy has moved away from heavy industry and is now concentrated in providing bio-technology, high tech manufacturing, finance, professional services and retail that is the largest in North Wales. The town is among the 10 most profitable towns in the UK for the most successful registered start-up business.

The town offers to its visitors several shopping streets, among which Hope Street offers high street retail outlets, whereas Bank street is characterized by independent businesses. Wrexham has two retails parks both located in the outskirt, whereas Central and Island Green retail parks are in situated in the town centre. On Mondays two traditional Victorian covered markets, Butchers and General, that take place in town.

Several events and activities that attract thousands of visitors to Wrexham each year. These include Focus Wales, an annual multi-venue festival featuring emerging talents and the promotion of Welsh language, it is hosted in the town centre. Racecourse Ground that is the world's oldest international stadium that to date, it continues to host international games. History lovers should visit the Wrexham country museum to discover the local history, visit Chirk castle built in 1295 and the following historical buildings, such as St Giles Church that is one of the seven wonders of Wales, Erddig Hall a national trust property and in town centre visit the Horse & Jockey pub. Families friendly attractions include the Techniquest Glyndwr, the science discovery centre and Plas power adventure centre. Visitors looking for entertainment should head to the Saith Seren, a Welsh centre that provides locally sourced food, a bar and live entertainment. Book advance group train tickets to Wrexham and benefit from early booking discounts.

Wrexham is served by three train stations however Wrexham General is the main station in town. Arriva Trains and Virgin Trains serve this train station offering inter-city railways services towards London Euston, Holyhead, Birmingham International, Cardiff central, London Euston. On Sundays there is a special service connecting Wrexham General to Manchester Piccadilly. Wrexham General provides local services towards Deeside and Merseyside for connections to Liverpool Central. Visitors travelling by train are advised to purchase train tickets to Wrexham in advance to skip queues and to benefit from early booking discounts. Advance train tickets can be collected from the self-service ticket vending machines located at the station prior departure. Passengers arriving at Wrexham General station can benefit from a ticket office, self-service ticket machines and information points. All platforms are equipped with monitors showing trains departures and arrivals, seats and buffet outlets. The train station is fully accessible thanks to lifts to platforms. Three entrances give travellers access to Wrexham central station and just outside they can find a taxi rank, but stop, a large pay and display car park.