Branch Lines

Branch Lines around Swansea

including the Swansea & Mumbles Railway

ISBN:978 1 908174 38 3
First Published:26 January 2013
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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Featured herein are eight fascinating routes, none of which have stations still open. One carried passengers for 14 months and another existed for 106 years. It was the first passenger line in the world.

The Swansea & Mumbles Railway opened in 1807 and has over 20 photographs devoted to it in this unusual album.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Neath Riverside1.1-1.4
Neath Abbey1.5-1.7
Cape Halt1.8
Briton Ferry Road1.9
Swansea East Dock1.10-1.16
Briton Ferry2.1-2.4
Neath Canal Side2.5
Jersey Marine South Junction2.6
Danygraig Depot2.7
Swansea Riverside2.8-2.9
Swansea Kings Dock2.1
Ammanford Colliery Halt3.10-3.12
Ammanford (east of)3.13
Gwaun Cae Gurwen4.1-4.4
Abernant Colliery Sidings4.6-4.7
Gurnos Engine Shed5.9
Ynisgeinon Junction5.11
Ynisgeinon Junction5.12
Clydach on Tawe5.15
Clydach Merthyr Colliery5.16
Clydach on Tawe5.17-5.18
Morriston East5.19-5.20
Upper Bank5.21-5.23
Swansea North Dock branch5.25-5.27
Swansea St.Thomas5.28-5.31
Felin Frans Halt6.1-6.2
Pentrefelin (Glam) Halt6.3
Morriston West6.4-6.5
Copper Pit Platform6.6-6.7
Plas Marl6.8
Landore Low Level6.9-6.12
Swansea High Street6.13-6.15
Pont Lliw7.1
Swansea & Mumbles Railway8.1-8.22

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