Central Wales Extension Railway

Introduction

This line is open.






Dates

19/10/1987Central Wales Extension Railway
4 killed when train falls into the River Towy after a bridge collapses due to floods.

Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Llandrindod to Llandovery

Single track passenger and goods line from Llandrindod to Llandovery.



UK Railtours' excursion from London Paddington to Llandrindod Wells passing the surviving high level station at Builth Road, looking back south as the ...
David Bosher 02/09/2017
The former LNWR goods shed at Builth Road in May 2007. ...
John McIntyre /05/2007
Shrewsbury bound train at Builth Road on 2 June. ...
John McIntyre 2/06/2007
Forecourt of the former LNWR station at Builth Road on 2 June. The station entrance is on the far right via a covered passageway. ...
John McIntyre 2/06/2007
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View SW at Cilmeri station. June 2007. ...
John McIntyre 2/06/2007
View through the cab window of a DMU on the Central Wales line near Cilmeri in 1991. ...
Ian Dinmore //1991
Crossing gates at the north end of Cilmeri station. 2 June 2007. ...
John McIntyre 2/06/2007
Cilmeri Station on the Heart of Wales line seen from a rarely used occupation crossing to the road on the left. The village is some half mile to the ...
David Pesterfield 12/04/2012
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Llangammarch, before being renamed (yet again) as Llangammarch Wells. ...
Ewan Crawford //2002
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Looking back up the gradient towards Sugar Loaf from Llanwrtyd station where two single car units are crossing. They will also exchange train crews ...
Mark Bartlett 24/03/2012
Two Central Wales line services cross at Llanwrtyd and also exchange their crews. 153320 is heading from Shrewsbury to Swansea while 153367 on the ...
Mark Bartlett 24/03/2012
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A rare passenger indeed (Bill Jamieson) watches a Swansea-Shrewsbury train formed by a Class 150 unit disappear away from the tiny and remote Sugar ...
David Spaven //2008
Platform view south at Sugar Loaf Halt in April 2012. The station is in a deep cutting with 24 steps to reach road level. Despite its remote location ...
David Pesterfield 11/04/2012
View over Sugar Loaf Halt on the Heart of Wales Line in June 2008, seen from the farm accommodation bridge just to the Llandovery side of the station ...
Bill Jamieson 21/06/2008
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A Central Wales Line DMU calls at the lonely outpost of Cynghordy in the summer of 1971.
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David Spaven //1971
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Llandovery station, seen from UK Railtours' excursion from London Paddington to Llandrindod Wells, passing on 2nd September 2017. ...
David Bosher 02/09/2017
UK Railtours' excursion from London Paddington to Llandrindod Wells, behind 68 016, passing Llandovery station on the Heart of Wales Line, on 2nd ...
David Bosher 02/09/2017
View south from Llandovery Station over the end of the station loop in August 2013. Bagged ballast and a stack of new wooden sleepers with chairs ...
David Pesterfield 01/08/2013
A Cardiff to Shrewsbury (Heart of Wales line) service pauses in the passing loop at Llandovery station while the driver exchanges single line tokens. ...
Mark Bartlett 24/03/2012
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