Risca & Pontymister train station serves Pontymister village and the town of Risca. It’s a 6-minute walk from the shops and restaurants on Commercial Street, which runs through both areas.
It’s 13 minutes’ walk from the footpath alongside the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, and 3 miles from the hiking paths and Iron Age hill fort on Twmbarlwm peak.
Trains run to Ebbw Vale Town and Cardiff Central once an hour.
Risca & Pontymister is a station in North London operated by Arriva Trains Wales. This station has ticket machines and ticket-on-departure is available. There aren't any toilets. All platforms are step free accessible. There is a car park with 94 spaces available at this station. There are 4 spaces to lock up your bike as well.
Risca & Pontymister station, Station Approach, off Park Road, Risca, Gwent, NP11 6BB
The platforms are accessible. Platform 1 (to Ebbw Vale) is accessible from the car park. Access to Platform 2 (to Cardiff) is via Mill Street, however this involves a long detour. There is no set down and pick up point for Platform 2.
Customer Help Points
No platform staff available at the station however assistance is provided by the Conductor on the train.