Planning a visit to the Dean Forest Railway soon? Why not take the train – the nearest station is Lydney, which is well-connected to Birmingham, Nottingham, Cheltenham and many more English cities thanks to frequent CrossCountry and Transport for Wales train services.

Once you get off Lydney mainline station, you can join Dean Forest Railway after a five-minute walk to Lydney Junction station.

Take a magical eight-mile trip from Lydney to Parkend through the forest of Dean on the Dean Forest Railway. For more information about opening times, visit Dean Forest Railway’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Website
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Help provided by on train staff.
Customer Service notes
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Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameLydney Station Car Park
Carpark operatorArriva Trains Wales
Car parking spaces85
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

More about the Dean Forest Railway

Head to the Dean Forest Railway and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of travel on a rural branch railway operated by steam (and some diesel) train services.

If you’re looking for the perfect gift, or just want to spoil yourself, make sure you stop by the railway’s well-stocked shop at Norchard – you’ll find an impressive selection of Thomas the Tank Engine toys and gifts, as well as railway books and jigsaws.

Departures and arrivals from Lydney

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Lydney station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to GloucesterTransport for Wales21:102Late
to Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales22:591On time
to GloucesterTransport for Wales23:152On time
to Cardiff CentralCrossCountry06:351Scheduled
to Cheltenham SpaTransport for Wales06:542Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales21:092Late
from GloucesterTransport for Wales22:581On time
from Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales23:142On time
from Birmingham New StreetCrossCountry06:351Scheduled
from Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales06:532Scheduled

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