SO2006 : End of The Line (1)

taken 33 years ago, near to Cwmtillery, Blaenau Gwent, Great Britain

End of The Line (1)
End of The Line (1)
Class 33, 33019 stands on the truncated Aberbeeg - Brynmawr line on the outskirts of Blaina close to Rose Heyworth Colliery. The loco was on the Welsh Washery Wanderer railtour operated by Hertfordshire Railtours. The railtour visited on 28th September 1985 with closure of the colliery due to take place on October 9th, 1985. The railway line would close soon after and the trackbed is now used by the A467 road north of Abertillery.

On the left of the photo is Mynydd Carn-y-cefn.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 September, 1985   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 March, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2026 0639 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.0304N 3:9.3906W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2029 0635
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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