Nine Mile Point

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Nine Mile Point

Opened on the Monmouthshire Canal Tramway.
Opened on the Sirhowy Tramroad.

Chronology Dates

  /  /1802Sirhowy Tramroad
Established by Sir Charles Morgan to run from the Tredegar Iron Works to Nine Mile Point, to run via the Monmouthshire Canal Tramway from there to Newport. Tramroads were built by the partners in the iron works to run to the Trevil Quarries and from Nantybwch to the Union Iron Works at Rhymney.
26/06/1802Monmouthshire Canal Tramway
Act passed for the Monmouthshire Canal to build a line from Newport to Nine Mile Point and from Risca to Crumlin to join the Beaufort Ironworks Tramway.
  /11/1855Monmouthshire Canal Tramway
Risca to Nine Mile Point completed.
  /  /1900Penllwyn Tramway, London and North Western Railway
A new spur, west of Nine Mile Point, is opened to the Penllwyn Tramway by the owners, the London and North Western Railway to give access to Nine Mile Point Colliery. Formerly this tramway was accessible by a point west of Nine Mile Point and thus in Great Western Railway territory.