Country Railway Routes

Brecon to Newport

including the Dowlais Central Branch

ISBN:978 1 904474 16 6
First Published:01 November 2003
Last Reprinted:28 April 2018
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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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.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Brecon Shed9,11-12
Groesffordd Halt13
Talyllyn Junction14-19
Talybont on Usk20-23
Pentir Rhiw24-28
Pontsticill Junction35-41
Brecon Mountain Railway42-48
Pantyscallog Halt55
Ivor Junction56
Dowlais Central57-62
Dowlais Top63-66
Pantywaun Halt67
Ogilvie Colliery Halt71
Ogilvie Village Halt72
Darran & Deri73-75
Groesfaen Colliery Platform76
Pengam (Mon)83-87
Fleur de Lis88-89
Church Road107

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