Historical Railway Photograph Gallery 0001-0050

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Mwyndy junction & Penygraig  (Ely Valley) Llantrisant to Penygraig trackbed after closure and lifting. Unclassified road overbridge north of former Ynysmaerdy colliery 2 01 NW 08-Apr-89 16.45

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Walnut Tree jct & Penrhos jct (Walnut Tree)  /            Cardiff & Pontypridd/       Penrhos Trackbed after closure & lifting. The Penrhos branch to Barry ran to the left, Walnut Tree to Taffs Well in the centre and the PC & N line to Pontypridd ran on the right. The signal box was located in the recess on the left. Penrhos junction 9 43.25 North 13-May-89 11.13

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TBD Taff Bargoed Looking towards site of former Bedlinog station showing superelevated curve Road overbridge just north-west of former station site, Bedlinog 17 14 NW 13-May-89 14.07

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TBD Taff Bargoed Looking towards site of Bedlinog station and showing reverse curve Road overbridge just northwest of former station site, Bedlinog 17 14 South 13-May-89 14.08

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TBD Taff Bargoed Former station site showing recently-relaid concrete-sleepered single track in flat-bottom rail with pandrol fixings B4255 road overbridge at former Bedlinog station site 17 0 NW 13-May-89 13.59

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TBD Taff Bargoed Former station site showing recently-relaid concrete-sleepered single track in flat-bottom rail with pandrol fixings B4255 road overbridge at former Bedlinog station site 17 0 SE 13-May-89 14.00

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TBD Taff Bargoed Then newly-ballasted single line on double track formation Unclassified mountain road overbridge south of Bedlinog 16 28 SE 13-May-89 13.40

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TBD Taff Bargoed Then newly-ballasted single line on double track formation Unclassified mountain road overbridge south of Bedlinog 16 28 NW 13-May-89 13.54

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TBD Taff Bargoed Track at temporary level crossing East of Taff Merthyr colliery (Assumed site of former Taff Merthyr Colliery Halt) 16 ~10 SE 13-May-89 13.32½

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TBD Taff Bargoed Single line track between Bedlinog and Trelewis East of Taff Merthyr colliery (assumed site of former Taff Merthyr Colliery Halt) 16 ~10 NW 13-May-89 13.32½

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TBD Taff Bargoed View of single line track at B4255 road overbridge, north of Trelewis North of Trelewis 15 62½ NW 13-May-89  

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TBD Taff Bargoed View of single line track at B4255 road overbridge, north of Trelewis North of Trelewis 15 62½ South 13-May-89  

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VON Neath (General) & Pontypool Road View from B4254 road overbridge, showing permanent way work in progress (This area including the colliery, is now completely backfilled and landscaped and a one-way road system & cycleway substituted. (Road bridge from whence this shot was taken was completely removed by Jan 2001) Ocean/Taff Merthyr/Deep Navigation colliery complex, Trelewis 14 46 West 13-May-89  

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VON Neath (General) & Pontypool Road View towards headshunt (This area completely overfilled & level raised to form a car park by Jan.2001) B4254 road overbridge west of Ocean/Taff Merthyr collieries, Treharris ~14 50 NE 13-May-89  

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VON Neath (General) & Pontypool Road Double track curve near former Trelewis halt (Backfilled & converted to cycleway by Jan 2001) Former VON Trelewis Halt 14 23 West 13-May-89  

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VON Neath (General) & Pontypool Road Arrangement of double track with single slip crossover and curve (This area was completely redeveloped and a cycleway laid on trackbed course by end of 2000) Ocean/Taff Merthyr/Deep Navigation colliery complex, Trelewis 14 28 East 13-May-89  

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VON Neath (General) & Pontypool Road Double track general view towards former platform location (The rail overbridge was removed in year 2000 and the trackbed increased in height to take a new cycleway bridge for a pedestrian/cycleway link between Treharris & Nelson. The new bridge was in place by Sept 2000) B4254 Rail overbridge just east of former VON Trelewis platform site 14 19 SE 13-May-89  

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VON Neath (General) & Pontypool Road View of double track at curve between Trelewis Platform site and Ocean colliery. (This is now a cycleway) East of former Vale of Neath line Trelewis platform 14 18 NW 13-May-89  

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TBD Taff Bargoed Single line from Nelson to Cwmbargoed B4255 road skew overbridge,Trelewis 14 02 North 13-May-89  

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TBD Taff Bargoed Siding complex showing coal loading platform (View taken from nearby mountain road) Cwmbargoed, Taylor Woodrow/Ryan complex viewed from cross-mountain road     NE 13-May-89 14.31

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TBD Taff Bargoed Single line approach to Cwmbargoed showing former station site Cwmbargoed level crossing 20 41 SW 13-May-89 14.39

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TBD Taff Bargoed Turnout to Ryan's & Taylor Woodrow siding complex. The Tunnel public house in the background has since been demolished Cwmbargoed level crossing 20 41 SW 13-May-89 14.39

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TBD Taff Bargoed View of Cwmbargoed modified track layout Cwmbargoed level crossing 20 39.5 NE 13-May-89 14.46

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TBD Taff Bargoed Headshunt at end of line from Nelson to Cwmbargoed Cwmbargoed 20 73.5 West 13-May-89 14.54

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TBD Taff Bargoed Headshunt buffer stop at truncated branch (20M-75C) with aqueduct in cutting beyond. Cwmbargoed headshunt 20 73.5 East 13-May-89 14.54

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POR Tondu junction & Margam junction View in down direction at A4063 rail overbridge, Aberkenfig Down advanced starting signal to Margam, Aberkenfig 0 27 East    

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POR Tondu junction & Margam junction View looking towards single line junction from shunter’s elevated platform Adjacent to Tondu Branch Sidings groundframe 0 17.5 East    

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POR Tondu junction & Margam junction Tondu Branch Sidings, general view from shunter’s elevated platform Adjacent to Tondu Branch Sidings groundframe 0 17.5 SW    

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BAL Bridgend & Abergwynfi Single main line and sidings north of Tondu signal box (Bracket signal shown was recovered from Black Lion passing loop (Merthyr Branch) and re-erected here for reintroduction of passenger traffic in 1992) Light road vehicle overbridge adjacent to Tondu North groundframe 3 03.75 NW    

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BAL Bridgend & Abergwynfi Buffer stop in down relief siding (since converted to a passing loop after reintroduction of passenger traffic in 1992) Tondu North 3 08 SE    

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BAL Bridgend & Abergwynfi General view of single line at river bridge north of Tondu Between Tondu and Coytrahen 3 17.25 SE    

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BAL Bridgend & Abergwynfi Main line & siding (Siding converted to down goods loop after reintroduction of passenger trains in 1992) Tondu North groundframe 3 05 NW    

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BAL Bridgend & Abergwynfi Main line & up relief siding (Since converted to down passing loop) Light road vehicle overbridge adjacent to Tondu North groundframe 3 03.75 SE    

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BAL Bridgend & Abergwynfi Facing point lock and detection to catch points (Since converted to a single line goods loop junction at reintroduction of passenger service on branch, 1992) Tondu North 3 08 NW    

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POR Tondu junction & Margam junction Single line junction at 0M-25C on Porthcawl branch which becomes the Ogmore Valley Extension line (OVE) at Cefn junction, 2M-43C Aberkenfig 0 26 SW    

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BAL Bridgend & Abergwynfi Single line junction to through siding (this was a long runaway trap at time of photograph but was converted to a passing loop upon the reintroduction of passenger services in 1992) Llynfi River bridge immediately north of Tondu North groundframe 3 17.25 NW    

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BRY Cardiff (General) & Barry Pier Barry Island West starting signal which was slotted with Barry Island East ’box. The elevated disc read to a short spur at the east side of Barry Island viaduct. The overhead electricity supply lines to the ’box were part of the original Barry Railway's distribution system. Barry Island No.1 platform, west end 8 65 East    

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CTD Cadoxton South junction & Trehafod junction View of cutting looking south-east from Vishwell road overbridge, years after the lifting of the branch Between Wenvoe & Cadoxton 1 78 NW    

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SWM Severn Tunnel junction & Fishguard Harbour Former main line Llantrisant station site, where a new station was established in the 1990's (see later photo’) and is now named Pontyclun Llantrisant 181 32 East 14-May-89 09.50

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ELY Mwyndy junction & Penygraig Partial view of Llantrisant freight sidings Llantrisant yard 0 20 West 14-May-89 10.24

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ELY Mwyndy junction & Penygraig Looking south-east towards former Mwyndy junction from a point just south of the then extant down fixed distant signal after abandonment of line Ynysmaerdy, between Mwyndy junction & Coed Ely     NW 14-May-89 10.07

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ELY Mwyndy junction & Penygraig Abandoned single line with down fixed distant semaphore still standing. This was formerly a double line branch but on singling, the track was re-aligned with the centre of the track bed in this length River Ely underbridge,Ynysmaerdy, between Mwyndy junction & Coed Ely     SE 14-May-89 10.07

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ELY Mwyndy junction & Penygraig Abandoned single line with rail lengths removed at a point opposite former Ynysmaerdy sidings and colliery Between Mwyndy junction & Coed Ely 1 20 South 14-May-89 10.08

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ELY Llantrisant junction & Mwyndy junction Out-of-use Llantrisant yard looking from Ely/Mwyndy end of yard towards Llantrisant station Llantrisant yard 0 45 North 14-May-89 10.24

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OGM Ogmore Vale Branch Abandoned single line (Since converted to a cycleway). The farm yard and shed was being demolished in April 2001 and new dwellings exist here Brynmenyn 1 76 SW    

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  Didcot Railway Centre Philip Toogood, Trackbed.com web designer, with 0-4-2T, 4866 at Didcot Didcot GWR Railway Centre          

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Off LTR British Coal (from LTR) Looking towards Cwm Colliery & Coke ovens site from rail overbridge at Tynynant (B4270 road underbridge) after line had become disused B4270 Road underbridge, Tynynant, Beddau     South 11-Jul-89 18.54

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Off LTR British Coal (from LTR) Looking towards mainly lifted sidings at Cwm colliery marshalling yard,Tynynant, Beddau. B4270 Road underbridge, Tynynant, Beddau     North 11-Jul-89 18.54

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Off LTR British Coal (from LTR) British Coal, Cwm colliery yard showing most of sidings fan lifted. North end of Cwm colliery yard     North 11-Jul-89 19.00
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