Taff Bargoed Joint Line (Great Western Railway and Rhymney Railway)




Dates

  /  /1867Taff Bargoed Joint Line (Great Western Railway and Rhymney Railway)
Agreement to build line from Nelson to Dowlais for hauling iron ore from Cardiff to the Dowlais Iron Works.
15/06/1964Taff Bargoed Joint Line (Great Western Railway and Rhymney Railway)
Closed to passengers.
  /  /1965Taff Bargoed Joint Line (Great Western Railway and Rhymney Railway)
Connected to Ocean Colliery and Taff Merthyr Colliery on closure of the Taff Vale Extension.

Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Llancaiach to Dowlais



Looking North towards Cwmbargoed at the station site in the remote village of Bedlinog in June 2018. Although locals told me that Cwmbargoed was ...
Ken Strachan 30/06/2018

Coal train awaits departure from Cwm Bargoed. The line runs south through a (today) surprisingly rural valley until Bedlinog. The Cwm Bargoed loading ...
Ewan Crawford 11/06/2010





Zig Zag Lines - Dowlais Iron and Steel Works