Welsh Valleys

Abertillery and Ebbw Vale Lines

ISBN:978 1 904474 84 5
First Published:01 August 2006
Last Reprinted:20 March 2020
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 journey begins at Bassaleg Junction and runs close to the Ebbw River in the deepening Ebbw Vale. The scenic views are interspersed by fascinating panoramas of collieries long gone, together with pictures of the varied railway architecture employed. The locomotives and trains from a bygone age are portrayed in detail, the volume forming an important record of local history.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Bassaleg Junction1-4
Tynycwm Halt10
Lime Kiln Junction15
Cwmcarn Colliery Branch16
Cross Keys17-23
Celynen South Halt27
Celynen Colliery28-30
Celynen North Halt34-37
Crumlin Low Level38-42
Crumlin Navigation Colliery43
Llanhilleth Colliery44
Llanhilleth Steam Coal Colliery45
Aberbeeg Locomotive Shed51-56
Six Bells Halt65-67
Six Bells Colliery68-69
Rose Heyworth Mine76-77
Bournville Halt78-79
Marine Colliery Platform94
Marine Colliery95-97
Waunllwyd Colliery Sidings101
Tyllwyn Halt104-105
Ebbw Vale Steelworks106-113
Ebbw Vale114-115
Ebbw Vale Low Level116-120

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