SO1310 : Sirhowy River and Nine Arches Viaduct, Tredegar

near to Tafarnaubach, Blaenau Gwent, Great Britain

Sirhowy River and Nine Arches Viaduct, Tredegar
Sirhowy River and Nine Arches Viaduct, Tredegar
The correct name for this grade II listed structure is Blaen y Cwm Viaduct.
It was constructed from local limestone in 1864 as part of the Brynmawr to Nantybwch section of the railway that eventually became the Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway.
This section became commonly referred to as the Heads of the Valleys Railway.
The last passenger train crossed it on 5th January 1958.
It is now part of National Cycle Route 46.

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2012
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Date Taken
Thursday, 6 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 24 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Tredegar 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Viaduct 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1328 1092 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.4113N 3:15.5237W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1328 1090
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