Welsh Valleys

Pontypool to Mountain Ash

ISBN:978 1 904474 65 4
First Published:01 September 2005
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 eastern half of the Vale of Neath line served numerous collieries and crossed several valleys on notable viaducts. These are all illustrated, along with the GWR trains which continued to grace this scenic route long after nationalisation.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Pontypool Newport Road1
Pontypool Road2-12
Pontypool Road Engine Shed13-20
Pontypool Clarence Street21-24
Hafodyrynys Colliery25-27
Crumlin Valleys Colliers Platform28
Crumlin Viaduct33-35,37-38
Crumlin Low Level36
Crumlin High Level39-43
Penar Junction44-45
Penar Junction Halt46-47
Pontllanfraith Low Level48-53
Bird in Hand Junction54-55
Bryn Tunnel56
Maesycwmmer Junction57
Hengoed Viaduct58-59
Hengoed Viaduct High Level60-71
Penalltau Junction72-73
Nelson & Llancaiach74-87
Trelewis Halt88-92
Quakers Yard High Level95-110
Penrhiwceiber High Level111-114
Mountain Ash (Cardiff Road)115-120

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