SO1911 : Brynmawr station, with local train from Newport

taken 61 years ago, near to Brynmawr, Blaenau Gwent, Great Britain

Brynmawr station, with local train from Newport.
Brynmawr station, with local train from Newport.
View westward, towards Merthyr on the ex-LNW Abergavenny - Merthyr line (closed 1/58), from which branched left (southward) the line to Newport (ex-GW & LNW Joint as far as Nantyglo, then GWR). Brynmawr station was closed on 30/4/62 when the Newport service ceased. See also SO1911 : Site of Brynmawr Station. The locomotive is '8750' class 0-6-0PT No. 8796 (built 3/34, withdrawn 4/61).
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Date Taken
11 May 1957   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1953 1122 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.6292N 3:10.0922W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1953 1122
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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