Penywern Junction

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Name and dates

Penywern Junction

Opened on the Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway (London and North Western Railway).

Chronology Dates

18/05/1874London and North Western Railway South Wales, Brecon and Merthyr Railway
London and North Western Railway agrees to withdraw Merthyr bill in exchange for joint ownership of the Brecon and Merthyr Railway branch from Dowlais to Merthyr. A link was to be opened from Penywern Junction, by Ivor Junction, and run from there to Morlais on the Brecon and Merthyr Railway.
16/07/1874London and North Western Railway South Wales
Act for extension from Penywern Junction to Morlais.