SO1911 : Site of Brynmawr Station

taken 52 years ago, near to Brynmawr, Blaenau Gwent, Great Britain

Site of Brynmawr Station
Site of Brynmawr Station
View SW, towards Merthyr (to right) and Blaina, Aberbeeg and Newport (to left); ex-London & North Western Abergavenny - Merthyr (Heads of the Valleys) line. Track-bed bottom right is coming from Abergavenny, the derelict signalbox was Brynmawr & Western Valleys Junction, at junction of line from Blaenavon (High Level) (track-bed centre-left). Brynmawr passenger station had been roughly where the sheds are (with house behind); Brynmawr Goods was on a separate line over to the right. [These details are open to correction by someone who knows better!]. Passenger services from Newport via Pontypool and Talywain ceased on 5/5/41 (goods until 6/54) and the Abergavenny - Merthyr line was closed on 6/1/58, but the station remained as a terminus for the trains from Newport until 30/4/62, for goods until 11/63.
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Date Taken
5 April 1965   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 June, 2010
Category
Site of former railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 191 115 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.8042N 3:10.4012W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 191 115
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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