South Wales Railway
This line is open. Its main line runs
from Grange Court, near Gloucester, to Neyland, by Milford Haven.
Description of route
From Grange Court, near Gloucester (on the
and Dean Forest Railway, Gloucester to Grange Court opened on Sept 19 1851),
to Milford Haven via Chepstow, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Carmarthen.
There were branches to the docks at Swansea
North Dock, Bullo Pill and Cardiff Bute Docks; and branches to the Swansea
Vale Railway and Forest of Dean, Bullo Pill to Churchway which was converted
from a tramway.
Bishton Level Crossing
This signalbox is to the east of the Llanwern
Steelworks. There is a level crossing here with gates controlled from the
box and an underpass - although the clearance for the underpass is quite restricted
and only small cars or pedestrians can pass through.
Llanwern Works West Connection
This is a west facing junction. The Llanwern
Steelworks have been closed to a certain extent, but are still very much
Page created on 12/04/2000
Page last edited on: 02/04/2012
Contact: Ewan Crawford