Ruabon Station

Ruabon Railway Station

Ruabon Railway Station. Ruabon station was originally larger than at present, with an extensive marshalling yard with a turntable and goods depot accompanying it, and was the terminus of the Ruabon to Barmouth line which [more]


Johnstown & Hafod Railway Station

Johnstown & Hafod Railway Station. Johnstown & Hafod was a minor station on the Great Western Railway’s London to Birkenhead main line. Although the station is gone the railway is still open today as part [more]


Caia Road Railway Sidings

Caia Road Railway Sidings. Leaving the Central Station on the Wrexham to Ellesmere line, the next stop was the Caia Road Siding which was located at Caia Road. The next stop on the line was [more]


Wrexham Central Railway Station

Wrexham Central Railway Station Wrexham Central railway station is the smaller of two main railway stations serving Wrexham (the other being Wrexham General). The platform can accommodate a three car diesel train, but has room [more]

Wrexham Exchange

Wrexham Exchange Railway Station

Wrexham Exchange Railway Station Now platform four of Wrexham General, Wrexham Exchange was originally a separate railway station opened in May 1866 for the Wrexham, Mold and Connah’s Quay Railway (WMCQR). By the time WMCQR [more]


Rhos fights for it’s own railway

In 1893 a group of Rhos businessmen formed a consor­tium to run their own railway to connect the village with Wrex­ham. A series of public meetings were held in Wrexham and Rhos with the support [more]


Cefn Viaduct Rail Crash 1928

The result of the Inquiry into the circumstances of the accident which occurred at about 4.05 a.m. on 25th January 1928 on the Cefn Viaduct, between Chirk and Ruabon, on the Shrewsbury – Chester line [more]