SO1411 : Former Tramroad near to Rassau (2)

near to Dukestown, Blaenau Gwent, Great Britain

Former Tramroad near to Rassau (2)
Former Tramroad near to Rassau (2)
The view to the east approaching Wells Farm.
Work is due to start at the end of 2012 in constructing a dual carriageway across this area. This will be part of the A465 (Heads of the Valleys Road) Dualling Scheme.
The Trefil Tramroad
A tramroad was constructed in 1796 in order to transport limestone from Trefil Quarries to ironworks at Beaufort and Ebbw Vale and a little later to Sirhowy.
The tramroad was converted into a narrow-gauge railway in 1908 and then subsequently to standard gauge in 1937.
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Thursday, 27 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 2 October, 2012
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Former (from Tags)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1421 1151 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.7381N 3:14.7237W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1418 1152
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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