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There are 14 pages of railways in this region.
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St George^s Railway and Harbour

ATW 158818, on a short working from the junction to Llandudno, runs by a local golf course with the Conwy Estuary in the background on 26th July 2017. [Mark Bartlett]

Swansea and Neath Railway

View over Neath & Brecon junction in August 2012 from a passing train on the South Wales main line. The former N & B line to Onllwyn Washery runs straight ahead with the remaining western section of the former Vale of Neath line to Cwmgrach branching off to the right. [David Pesterfield]

Swansea District Lines (Great Western Railway)

Newport to Fishguard Harbour train taking the Swansea avoiding lines. The viaduct is over the A4067 and Clydach Road. This train is one of only four a day which use this route, an early morning Carmarthen to Manchester and the the late night corresponding service and this service which connects with ... [Alastair McLellan]

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

Coal train awaits departure from Cwm Bargoed. The line runs south through a (today) surprisingly rural valley until Bedlinog. The Cwm Bargoed loading pad is the only use of the line the whole way from Ystrad Mynach. View looks west. [Ewan Crawford]

Taff Merthyr Colliery Railway

End of the line at Taff Merthyr looking north. [Ewan Crawford]

Taff Vale Extension (Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway)

Turning left from the view of the signal box [see image 33437], the platform wall on the right seems to be all that remains of Penar Junction Halt on the Pontypool to Neath line in May 2010. The trackbed is well kept some 50 years after closure. This must be ... [Ken Strachan]

Taff Vale Railway

Cardiff Queen Street with its four running platforms and a bay platform for the Cardiff Bay shuttle service. [Alastair McLellan]

List of locations in this area

Abercynon Abercynon Shed 

Black Lion 

Cardiff Cardiff Bay Cardiff Queen Street Cwm Bargoed Cwmparc 


Felin Fran West Junction 

Hengoed High Level Hengoed Viaduct 

Llandaf Llandarcy Llandudno Llandudno Junction 

Merthyr Tydfil Merthyr Vale Colliery, Aberfan Tip 

Neath Bridge Street Neath and Brecon Junction Nelson and Llancaiach 

Penar Junction Penar Junction Halt Pentre-bach Pontypridd 


Swansea East Dock 

Taff Merthyr Colliery Taff^s Well Taffs Well 

Waun-gron Park