Beaufort Ironworks Tramway


  /  /1799Beaufort Ironworks Tramway
Opened from Crumlin to Beaufort Iron Works.
26/06/1802Monmouthshire Canal Tramway
Act passed for the Monmouthshire Canal to build a line from Newport to Nine Mile Point and from Risca to Crumlin to join the Beaufort Ironworks Tramway.
  /  /1837Beaufort Ironworks Tramway
Passenger station by Victoria Iron Works and Ebbw Vale Company's Victoria Colliery called Victoria.
21/12/1850Beaufort Ironworks Tramway
Aberbeeg opened
  /  /1855Monmouthshire Canal Tramway
Beaufort Ironworks Tramway
Blaina Branch
Converted to standard gauge and passenger services commence between Newport and Nantyglo [1st].
20/10/1855Taff Vale Extension (Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway)
Connection to the Beaufort Ironworks Tramway at Llanhilleth Junction opened.
01/09/1867Beaufort Ironworks Tramway, London and North Western Railway South Wales
Link between lines opened.
05/02/1951Beaufort Ironworks Tramway, London and North Western Railway, South Wales
Link closed to passengers.
02/11/1959Beaufort Ironworks Tramway, London and North Western Railway, South Wales
Link closed completely.
30/04/1962Beaufort Ironworks Tramway
Aberbeeg closed.
30/04/1962Beaufort Ironworks Tramway
Closed to passengers.
06/12/2008Beaufort Ironworks Tramway
Ebbw Vale Parkway, Llanhilleth, Crumlin, Crosskeys, Risca & Pontymister and Rogerstone re-opened. Access was from Cardiff, to the west, rather than the nearby Newport.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Passengers along the Ebbw Vale line will benefit from more rail services in the future as Network Rail starts work to transform the line between ...
Network Rail /02/2022
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Efforts to preserve the Aberbeeg Junction Signalbox. The line to Ebbw Vale is still there by the box in the trees (closer than trees). ...
Ewan Crawford //
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The old station at Aberbeeg, photographed in 1977. ...
Ian Dinmore //1977
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When I lived in Wales, it was all growling 37's and 0-8-0 diesel shunters here. So a squeaky clean 150 looks a bit out of place. But it was ...
Ken Strachan 25/05/2009
A fair number of passengers waiting to board the 08.25 arrival at Ebbw Vale Parkway on 2 September 2010, that will form the 08.31 service to Cardiff - ...
David Pesterfield 02/09/2010
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Looking north at the Ebbw Vale Steelworks, now closed and demolished. ...
Ewan Crawford //
Sad. Ebbw Vale without sidings. ...
Ewan Crawford 06/07/2006
Ebbw Vale Steelworks Yard looking north. The works has been completely demolished and the site is now being redeveloped. Spoil from the new earthworks ...
Ewan Crawford 05/09/2008
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