Abersychan and Talywain

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Abersychan and Talywain

Opened on the Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway.


Dates

  /  /1877Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway
Extended south to Abersychan and Talywain station and Varteg Hill Colliery. A branch from Garndiffaith Junction ran to Golynos Junction on the Great Western Railway's Cwmffrwd Branch.
01/05/1878Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway
Abersychan and Talywain opened
01/05/1878Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway
Extension to Abersychan and Talywain opened to passengers. Track in the station was jointly owned by the London and North Western Railway and the Great Western Railway as the line met its Talwain Branch here.
18/09/1879Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company
Talywain branch from Trevethin Junction to Abersychan and Talywain where it met iron works (including the British Iron Works) and colliery lines (such as the Varteg Colliery). The line replaced the early Cwmffrwd Railroad tramway.
05/05/1941Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway
Abersychan and Talywain closed.
  /  /1965Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway
Abersychan and Talywain closed to freight.