Swansea Vale Railway


  /  /1852Swansea Vale Railway
Opened from Swansea to Glais.
15/06/1855Swansea Vale Railway
Act and official naming as the Swansea Vale Railway.
  /  /1860Swansea Vale Railway
South Wales Railway taken over the line, removing a level crossing. Broad gauge link opened from Swansea Valley Junction, on the South Wales Railway, to Six Pit Junction and on as a mixed gauge to Swansea docks.
21/02/1860Swansea Vale Railway
Extended from Glais to Pontardawe and opened to passengers. The station in Swansea was Swansea St Thomas.
21/01/1861Swansea Vale Railway
Extended from Pontardawe to Ynisygeinon.
20/11/1861Swansea Vale Railway
Extended from Ynisygeinon to Ystalyfera.
01/01/1864Swansea Vale Railway
Extended from Ystalyfera to Brynamman for freight.
29/07/1864Swansea Vale and Neath and Brecon Junction Railway
Line incorporated to link Ynisygeinon Junction, on the Swansea Vale Railway to Colbren Junction, on the Neath and Brecon Railway. The Swansea Vale Railway was to have access over the whole line and then over the Neath and Brecon Railway to Brecon.
  /03/1868Swansea Vale Railway
Brynamman opened to passengers.
01/07/1874Swansea Vale Railway
Leased by the Midland Railway. This gave the Midland Railway access to Swansea via Brecon.
11/08/1876Swansea Vale Railway
Bought by the Midland Railway.