Branch Lines

Branch Lines around Barry

to Cardiff, Wenvoe, Penarth and Bridgend

ISBN:978 1 904474 50 0
First Published:01 March 2005
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history



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The routes included formed a large part of the Barry Railway, which also built the extensive Barry Docks. Thus both are shown in detailed maps and photographs, as are the Taff Valley Railway's Penarth Docks. Also featured are many industries concerned with products such as cement, lime, gas and electricity. Recent preservation activity is also illustrated.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Barry Pier1-3
Barry Island4-11
Barry Woodhams Yard12
Barry Steam Railway (VoGR)13-18
Barry Engine Shed28-30
Barry Loco Works31-32
Barry Docks33-39
Swanbridge Halt47
Lower Penarth Halt50
Alberta Place Halt51
Dingle Road57-58
Penarth Dock59-63
Cardiff General70
Cardiff Central71-73
Dinas Powis76-78
Dinas Powys79
Porthkerry Viaduct86
Aberthaw Cement Works99-100
Aberthaw Power Station101
Llandow Wick Road Halt110
Llandow Halt111
Southerndown Road112-113
Waterton (Ford Factory)114-115

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