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

Here's a cartouche on Llandudno Station. Initially I thought it had to be the old LNWR, then a rethink was it the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Rly? However second thoughts and a with deeper look I saw LM&S. [Peter Todd]

Swansea and Neath Railway

66106, with a train from Margam to Onllwyn Washery, approaches Neath N&B Jct from Swansea Burrows on 16th November 2017. [Alastair McLellan]

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 Riverside 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