Country Railway Routes

Brecon to Newport

including the Dowlais Central Branch

by Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith

One of the most admired lines in South Wales, this route included spectacular scenery and gradients , together with numerous interesting junctions. The views in this album range from remote upland to collieries with bursting sidings and provide a fine window on a past era.

Book Details

Author
Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Series
Country Railway Routes
Publisher
Middleton Press Ltd
Published
01 November 2003
Reprinted
16 November 2018
ISBN
9781904474166
Language
English
Format
Hardback
Dimensions
240 x 174 mm
General
96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history

Stations & Locations

Stations Photo
Brecon 1-8
Brecon Shed 9,11-12
Watton 10
Groesffordd Halt 13
Talyllyn Junction 14-19
Talybont on Usk 20-23
Pentir Rhiw 24-28
Torpantau 29-33
Dolygaer 34
Pontsticill Junction 35-41
Brecon Mountain Railway 42-48
Pant 49-54
Pantyscallog Halt 55
Ivor Junction 56
Dowlais Central 57-62
Dowlais Top 63-66
Pantywaun Halt 67
Fochriw 68-70
Ogilvie Colliery Halt 71
Ogilvie Village Halt 72
Darran & Deri 73-75
Groesfaen Colliery Platform 76
Bargoed 77-82
Pengam (Mon) 83-87
Fleur de Lis 88-89
Maesycwmmer 90-92
Bedwas 93-98
Trethomas 99-101
Machen 102-106
Church Road 107
Rhiwderin 108-111
Bassaleg 112-115
Newport 116-120