Welsh Valleys

Pontypridd to Merthyr

Including Aberdare

ISBN:978 1 908174 14 7
First Published:11 February 2012
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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Many of the valleys in the area had two parallel lines and consequently some unusual photographs were possible. These are featured, along with maps and diagrams to unravel the complex relationships and histories of these mainly industrial routes.



'Indispensable for anyone studying or modelling these branches.'
(Heritage Railway, Issue 163, 2012)

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Pontypridd Northern Junction SB8
Clydach Court Junction11
Stormstown Junction12-13
Quakers Yard Low Level25-29
Quakers Yard30
Merthyr Vale31-36
Troed Y Rhiw37-38
Pentre Bach39-41
Brandy Bridge Junction42
Merthyr Plymouth Street Goods Depot43-53
Berw Road Halt54
Travellers Rest Halt58
Nelson Glamorgan59-60
Clydach Court Halt61
Ynysybwl New Road Halt62
Robertstown Halt63
Old Ynysybwl Halt69
Quakers Yard High Level70-74
Dare Junction78
Black Lion Crossing Halt79
Cwmaman Colliery Halt80-81
Abercynon North82-83
Pontcynon Halt84-87
Matthewstown Halt88
Penrhiwceiber Low Level89-94
Mountain Ash (Oxford Street)95-101
Mountain Ash102-105
Abercwmboi Halt106-108
Aberdare Low Level114-119

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