Barry

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Barry (1889-)

Station code: BRY National Rail
Where: Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
Opened on the Barry Dock and Railways.
Opened on the Vale of Glamorgan Railway.
Opened on the Barry Pier Branch (Barry Dock and Railways).




Dates

31/07/1851Dundee and Arbroath Railway
Barry opened.
14/08/1884Barry Dock and Railways
Established by an Act. Led by David Davies of Ocean Collieries. The line was to run from Barry to Cadoxton Junction then north to Drope Junction for a branch to Peterston with the South Wales Railway (then a further junction, Tynycaeau Junction, with the same line from St Fagan's) and then north to the Treforest estate at Tonteg Junction for a connection with the Taff Vale Railway before finishing near Trehafod, joining the Taff Vale Railway.
16/03/1896Barry Dock and Railways
Passenger service from Barry to the Taff Vale Railway's Porth station begins.
01/04/1919Dundee and Arbroath Railway
Barry renamed Barry Links.

Books


A Landscape History of Vale of Glamorgan (1809-1923) - LH3-170: Three Historical Ordnance Survey Maps

A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: South Wales v. 12 (Regional railway history series)
Barry Island: Vale of Glamorgan, Bristol Channel, Bay of Fundy, Barry Railway Company, Barry Island Pleasure Park, Vale of Glamorgan Line, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan
Cowbridge Railway, a History of the

The Vale of Glamorgan Railway (Locomotion Papers)

Vale of Glamorgan 1904: One Inch Sheet 262 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps - Inch to the Mile)