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Cathays

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Station Information

Address:

Cathays station
Plas-y-Parc
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF10 3LU

Station Opening Hours:

Staffing Level:
Part Time
CCTV:
Yes

Ticket Office Opening Hours:
Monday 07:30 to 18:30 Saturday 09:30 to 15:30 Sunday
Self Service Ticket Machine:
Yes
Prepurchase Ticket Collection:
Yes
TeleSales:
No
Oyster PrePay:
No
Penalty Fares Information:

Customer Service

Customer Service Phone Number:
Customer Service Fax:
Customer Service Postal Address:
Customer Service URL:
Customer Service Email:

Left Luggage and Lost Property

Left Luggage:
No
Lost Property:
Yes
Lost Property Phone Number:
03333 211 202
Lost Property Email:
Lost Property Note:

First Class Lounge:
No
First Class Lounge Note:
Seating Area:
No
Waiting Room:
No
Women Only Waiting Room:
No
Trolley Opening Hours:
Trolley Note:
Refreshment Facilities:
No
Toilets:
No
Baby Changing Opening Hours:
Baby Changing Note:
Showers:
No
Pay Phones:
No
Public Wifi:
No
Web Kiosk:
No
Shops:
No

Helpline:
Helpline Primary Telephone Number:
Helpline Primary Minicom Number:
Customer Help Points:
No
Staff Help:
No platform staff available. Assistance is provided by the Conductor on the train.
Accessible Ticket Machine:
Yes
Accessible Booking Office Counter:
Yes
Induction Loop:
Yes
Ramp For Train Access:
Yes
Accessible Taxis:
No
Accessible Public Telephones:
No
National Key Toilets:
No
Step Free Access Coverage:
No Part Of Station
Step Free Access Note:

While both platforms are step-free, there is no facility for wheelchair users or persons with reduced mobility to cross between Platform 1 and 2 due to a steep footbridge.

Customers who have travelled from the Valleys and wish to access the University or the Civic Centre are advised to travel to Queen Street station, change onto a North-bound service and alight at Cathays on the return service.

The nearest fully accessible station is Cardiff Queen Street.

Impaired Mobility Set Down:
No
Disabled Parking:
No
Accessible Car Park Equipment:
No
Wheelchairs Available:
No

Minimum Connection Time (mins):
Cycle Storage Available:
No
Replacement Rail Service Location:

At the bus stops adjacent to the Cardiff University Students' Union on Park Place

Taxi Rank:
No
Taxi Rank Hours:
Taxi Rank Note:
Bus Services:
Yes
Bus Services Note:

The nearest bus stop is on Park Place

Metro Services:
No
Car Hire:
No
Cycle Hire:
No