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Named for a nearby natural landmark, single platform Sugar Loaf train station in Powys is located on the long Heart of Wales line which links Swansea and Shrewsbury and runs across a remote area of Wales. Served by Arriva Trains Wales, Sugar Loaf station is the most remote of all this route's stations with monthly passenger numbers seldom reaching double figures. Used mainly by wilderness seekers and walkers, the station's nearest town is Llanwyrtyd Wells which is 6 minutes by train from Sugar Loaf station. Once popular as a spa destination, this town has several hotels

dating from the Victorian era and is home to one of Wales' few operating woollen mills which is open to visitors. Also within easy reach is the riverside market town of Llandovery – a 16 minute journey from Sugar Loaf train station. Llandovery's attractions include a Roman fort, a 12th century castle ruin and a heritage centre with historical exhibits. From Llandovery it is also easy to explore the Llyn Brianne dam with its beautiful man-made lake and Dolaucothi Gold Mines where visitors can take underground tours. A further destination for history buffs is Llandeilo – 38 minutes by train – with its evocatively ruined Carreg Cennan Castle.

Although it is remote Sugar Loaf station is directly connected to a surprisingly large number of interesting destinations with 4 trains per day in each direction. Many of the stops are at passenger request. For those seeking something a little livelier Swansea can be reached in 1 hour 4 minutes for visiting beaches, museums, Swansea Castle and the quaint Mumbles area with its Victorian pier. Shrewsbury is another large centre option by train – just over 2 hours away.

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Station details & facilities

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Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty
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Information Systems
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Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station with step-free access is Llanwrtyd.

Please see the Llanwrtyd station page for more information.

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Help provided by on train staff.
Customer Service notes
Contact our Customer Relations team directly on customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk.
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Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
The platform is only accessible via a narrow uneven path and 24 steps.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
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Induction LoopAvailable
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Departures and arrivals from Sugar Loaf

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Sugar Loaf station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ShrewsburyTransport for Wales12:54Late
to SwanseaTransport for Wales14:18On time
to ShrewsburyTransport for Wales17:17Late
to Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales18:421On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SwanseaTransport for Wales12:53On time
from ShrewsburyTransport for Wales14:18On time
from SwanseaTransport for Wales17:16On time
from ShrewsburyTransport for Wales18:421On time
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