Historical Railway Photograph Gallery 2951-3000

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Photos 2951-3000

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Photo ELR Branch Subject Location M C Elev'n Date Time

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SWM South Wales Main Looking towards Pembrey and a former tramway overbridge in the Ashburnham area, east of Pembrey B4311 road overbridge (Ashburnham Rd) east of Pembrey 229 66 East 03-Nov-06 12.20

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SWM South Wales Main Looking towards Burry port from the B4311 road overbridge between Pembrey and Burry Port B4311 road overbridge (Ashburnham Rd) east of Pembrey 229 66 West 03-Nov-06 12.20

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SWM South Wales Main Looking towards Burry port from a former tramway overbridge over the South Wales main line between Pembrey and Burry Port. The B4311 road overbridge east of Ashburnham, is seen in the near distance Old tramway overbridge, (Ashburnham), east of Pembrey 229 78 West 03-Nov-06 12.24

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SWM South Wales Main Looking along the South Wales main line, towards Pembrey, from a former tramway overbridge in the Ashburnham area, east of Pembrey Old tramway overbridge, (Ashburnham), east of Pembrey 229 78 East 03-Nov-06 12.25

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SWM South Wales Main Looking south towards the Gower peninsular from a former tramway overbridge between Pembrey and Burry Port Old tramway overbridge, (Ashburnham), east of Pembrey 229 78 North 03-Nov-06 12.25

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SWM South Wales Main Looking north towards Pembrey mountain from a former tramway overbridge over the South Wales main line. Ashburnham road, the B4311 passes in the near distance and the embankment of the tramway is seen at the far side of the 'ravine'. Shortly beyond, the Burry Port & Gwendraeth Valley trackbed passes under the tramway via the Ship Aground tramway overbridge Old tramway overbridge, (Ashburnham), east of Pembrey 229 78 South 03-Nov-06 12.25

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Preparation of part of former down line trackbed to take the new deviation down line to the new Mountain Ash station site, the new station footbridge having been already installed as seen in the distance A4059-B4275 cross-link road overbridge, Mountain Ash 20 16.75 NW 03-Dec-00 10.12

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct Single main line immediately north-west of A4059-B4275 cross-link road overbridge, Mountain Ash, before modification at nearest point to camera, in preparation for new turnout for Mountain Ash deviation project (See frame 02977 for severence) A4059-B4275 cross-link road overbridge, Mountain Ash 20 16.75 SE 03-Dec-00 10.12

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation Then newly installed BS113A up and down flat-bottomed permanent way at south-eastern end of new Mountain Ash station showing AWS magnets fitted in four-foot South-eastern end of new Mountain Ash station     NW 03-Dec-00 10.15

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation Close up of AWS magnet installation in down line at south-eastern end of new Mountain Ash station South-eastern end of new Mountain Ash station     West 03-Dec-00 10.15

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation New Mountain Ash station viewed from the south-eastern end, showing AWS magnets installed in up and down lines South-eastern end of new Mountain Ash station     SE 03-Dec-00 10.15

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation New Mountain Ash station with footbridge installed and awaiting installation of pedestrian ramps New Mountain Ash station     SE 03-Dec-00 10.17

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation North-western end of New Mountain Ash station showing permanent way in course of installation North-west end of new Mountain Ash station     SE 03-Dec-00 10.17

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation Preparation of trackbed for new up and down lines at north-west end of new mountain Ash station North-west end of new Mountain Ash station     SE 03-Dec-00 10.19

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation 113A Flat-bottomed rails laid on steel sleepers and during fitting of nylon insulators and PAN "e" clips North-west end of new Mountain Ash station     East 03-Dec-00 10.20

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation Steel sleeper packs laid on prepared trackbed at north-western end of new Mountain Ash station North-west end of new Mountain Ash station     SE 03-Dec-00 10.30

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation Steel sleeper packs laid on prepared trackbed at north-western end of new Mountain Ash station. The single passenger/freight line at the then existing station, is on the left and would be removed upon the introduction of passenger services over the deviation lines North-west end of new Mountain Ash station     SE 03-Dec-00 10.30

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct Rough ballasted up and down lines south of new Mountain Ash station during project activities South of new Mountain Ash station     North 17-Dec-00 10.25

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct Up & down single passenger/freight line adjacent to the commencement of the Mountain Ash deviation which would commence opposite the yellow S&T cabinet seen (See frame 02997) South of Mountain Ash and at north end of Miskin 19 59 South 17-Dec-00 10.28

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct Looking towards Penrhiwceiber from the roadside south of Mountain Ash, showing an AWS magnet in the four-foot. This point is just south of the commencement of the Mountain Ash deviation project, the reverse view being seen in frame 02969. South of Mountain Ash and at north end of Miskin 19 59 West 17-Dec-00 10.30

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct Looking towards Mountain Ash from the roadside just south of the commencement of the Mountain Ash deviation project, the new trackbed being just visible in the distance South of Mountain Ash and at north end of Miskin 19 55 South 17-Dec-00 10.30

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct Looking towards Mountain Ash from the roadside just south of the commencement of the Mountain Ash deviation project South of Mountain Ash and at north end of Miskin 19 60 South 14-Jan-01 10.24

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct Looking towards Mountain Ash from the roadside just south of the commencement of the Mountain Ash deviation project, the new trackbed being just visible in the distance South of Mountain Ash and at north end of Miskin 19 55 South 14-Jan-01 10.25

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Preparation and laying of the new up and down passenger/freight lines via the new Mountain Ash station. The post 1990 Mountain Ash single line platform is on the right and the still shiny rails have just been severed North-west end of Mountain Ash station 20 07.5 NW 14-Jan-01 10.35

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
View from the just- severed single line Mountain Ash platform showing work underway to install the new deviation up and down lines via the new station. The then single line through the old station has just been severed North-west end of Mountain Ash station 20 06 South 14-Jan-01 10.38

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
View looking south-east from the south end of the old Mountain Ash platform. The whistle board was for warning pedestrians using Nixon's crossing beyond. The new footbridge ramps have already been fitted to the new footbridge at the new double line Mountain Ash station (Compare frame 01361). In 2006 a new southbound one-way road was laid alongside the new station and with a Park & Ride car park in the old station area South-east end of former Mountain Ash platform 20 02 West 14-Jan-01 10.45

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct The line immediately beyond the A4054-B4275 cross-link road overbridge at Mountain Ash, shown severed in preparation for interfacing with the new permanent way and turnout on the opposite side of the overbridge A4059-B4275 cross-link road overbridge, Mountain Ash 20 1.756 SE 14-Jan-01 10.52

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Scarifying work underway in preparation for re-ballasting and laying in of new turnout and up & down lines into new Mountain Ash station A4059-B4275 cross-link road overbridge, Mountain Ash 20
0
16.75
38
SE 14-Jan-01 10.52

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation Looking north-west from the new Mountain Ash station during tracklaying preparation. The new concrete-sleepered turnout for the north-west single-line junction to be placed at the A4054-B4275 cross-link  road overbridge in the distance, is sitting on the new down line on the right, having been pre-assembled ready for moving to its final location North-west end of new Mountain Ash station 20 07.5 South 14-Jan-01 10.54

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation View from the new Mountain Ash station footbridge, looking towards the A4054-B4275 cross-link road overbridge in the distance. The new concrete-sleepered turnout to be located just this side of the road overbridge, has been pre-assembled and is sitting on the new down line nearest camera, awaiting its final location. New Mountain Ash station footbridge 0   East 14-Jan-01 10.55

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation View from the new Mountain Ash station footbridge looking south-east, showing the double line curve out of the station. The area to the right is now a Park & Ride car park New Mountain Ash station footbridge 0   West 14-Jan-01 10.55

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation New Mountain Ash station with footbridge pedestrian ramps installed.  New Mountain Ash station 0   East 14-Jan-01 10.56

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct A last glimpse of the main passenger/freight single line at the former Nixon's level crossing site, Mountain Ash, the track then about to be removed and the deviation lines brought into use.  Former Nixon's crossing and signalbox site 19 74 SE 14-Jan-01 10.57

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Looking north along the single line Aberdare branch, severed at the Aberdare end of Mountain Ash station but still shining from the last traffic. On the right, the new concrete-sleepered turnout is sitting on top of one of the deviation lines, awaiting installation at the Abercynon end of the new deviation. The 'Sound Whistle' boards were necessary to warn pedestrians using the former Nixon's crossing at 19M-74C South-eastern end of Mountain Ash deviation project 19 63 South 14-Jan-01 11.00

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Looking north along the single line Aberdare branch with the prepared trackbed on the right awaiting the laying in of the new turnout for the double-line Mountain Ash deviation project South-eastern end of Mountain Ash deviation project 19 61 South 14-Jan-01 11.01

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Looking north along the prepared trackbed for the south-eastern end o the Mountain ash deviation double lines. The new concrete-sleepered turnout is sitting pre-assembled on the new down deviation line, awaiting transfer to its final location South-eastern end of Mountain Ash deviation project 19 62 South 14-Jan-01 11.01

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
A closer view of the pre-assembled concrete-sleepered turnout for the south-eastern end of the new Mountain Ash deviation project and showing the new steel-sleepered up line already laid South-eastern end of Mountain Ash deviation project 19
0
62.5
02
South 14-Jan-01 11.02

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation Another view of the pre-assembled concrete-sleepered turnout awaiting transfer to final location. The Signal & Telecoms lineside equipment is in position and the new fence line is in course of installation. South-eastern end of Mountain Ash deviation project 0 02 South 14-Jan-01 11.02

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MOA Mountain Ash deviation Close-up of part of the pre-assembled concrete-sleepered turnout sitting on the new down line of the Mountain Ash deviation, awaiting transfer to its final position to the south-east. The rail section is BS 113A flatbottom and the rolling mill identifiers are clearly seen embossed on the rail web Adjacent to the new south-eastern single line junction into the Mountain Ash deviation lines 0 02.5 East 14-Jan-01 11.03

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 MOA Mountain Ash deviation Close-up of part of the pre-assembled concrete-sleepered turnout sitting on the new down line of the Mountain Ash deviation, awaiting transfer to its final position to the south-east. The rail section is BS 113A flatbottom and the rolling mill identifiers are clearly seen embossed on the rail web and on the cast manganese crossing wing beyond Adjacent to the new south-eastern single line junction into the Mountain Ash deviation lines 0 02 East 14-Jan-01 11.07

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 MOA Mountain Ash deviation View of up & down lines in curve south of new Mountain Ash station, with new colour-light bracket signal unit which carries signals A505 and A507 Former Nixon's colliery site, Mountain Ash 0 ? South 14-Jan-01 11.08

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Tracklaying equipment in place for laying in of Mountain Ash deviation lines alongside old Moutain Ash station North-east side of old Mountain Ash station 0 06 SE 14-Jan-01 11.15

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct View from about-to-be-closed Mountain Ash station  platform looking towards A4054 road overbridge and showing new deviation lines on right, awaiting tying into new turnout. Old Moutain Ash single line platform 20 06.5 SE 21-Jan-01 10.34

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Then newly laid 113A flatbottomed, concrete-sleepered turnout at north-west end of new Mountain Ash deviation project Just south-east of A4054-B4275 cross-link road overbridge, Mountain Ash 20
0
14
36
SE 21-Jan-01 10.36

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Single-to-double line turnout at north-west end of Mountain Ash deviation project, awaiting tying into new down and up lines and severing of still-in-place up line through older platform (The old platform is just perceptable on the right of the straight run) A4054 Road overbridge, Mountain Ash 20
0
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NW 21-Jan-01 10.40

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Looking vertically down onto new 113A flatbottomed turnout at north-western end of Mountain Ash deviation project A4054 Road overbridge, Mountain Ash 20
0
16.75
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Plan 21-Jan-01 10.40

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct Roadside view from Miskin side of Mountain Ash showing new single to-double line junction in place South-eastern end of Mountain Ash deviation project 19 57.5 South 28-Jan-01 09.55

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct Distant view from Miskin side of Mountain Ash showing single to double line new junction and severed previous single line (left) South-eastern end of Mountain Ash deviation project 19 55.5 South 28-Jan-01 09.56

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ABD

MOA
Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct
Mountain Ash deviation
Completed single-to-double line turnout at north-west end of Mountain Ash deviation project, after opening to passenger & freight traffic A4059-B4275 cross-link road overbridge, Mountain Ash 20
0
16.75
38
NW 01-Apr-01 09.50

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ABD Abercynon junction & Aberdare High Level jct Looking north towards Mountain Ash road overbridge from a point where the previous single line and platform was located (Compare frame 1362) Site of just-removed Mountain Ash single line platform 20 06 South 01-Apr-01 09.56
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Date Last Revised:December 17, 2009