Country Railway Routes

Abergavenny to Merthyr

Including the Ebbw Vale Branch

ISBN:978 1 901706 91 8
First Published:01 September 2002
Last Reprinted:29 October 2016
Authors:David Edge & Vic Mitchell
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

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



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This album is a picture history of the Heads of the Valleys railways. Remembered fondly by many, it details the severe gradients and unique locomotives that worked the lines. The remarkable feats of Victorian engineering, built with a pick and shovel and little else, adorn many pages.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Abergavenny Junction1-15
Abergavenny Brecon Road16-35
Gilwern Halt44-48
Gelli Felen Halt56-57
Ebbw Vale Junction74
Ebbw Vale75-80
Trevil Halt81-84
Rhymney Bridge94-98
Dowlais (High Street)99-102
Morlais Junction106
Cefn Coed110-112
Heolgerrig Halt113

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