Welsh Railways Archive

The WRA is the Circle's Journal, published twice a year in May and November. Published on high quality glossy art paper, it provides a means whereby members can formally publish the results of their researches. 

Back Issues of the Journal are available to members please see publications page.

Contributions to the Welsh Railways Archive from members are always welcomed by the Editor. If you are able to contribute, please contact wraeditor@wrrc.org.uk


   Volume 6                Volume 5                Volume 4                Volume 3                Volume 2                Volume 1               

Volume 6 Number 4












Contents:
  • Blaen Myherin - Remotest Manchester & Milford
  • Focus on the clothes
  • Llantrisant's new canteen
  • Getting in earley - and when did the M&M open?
  • Aberbeeg shed in 1962
  • Pony y pandy bech
  • Opening of the South Wales Railway
  • Day trip to Denbigh, 26th August 1965
  • Tail traffic

Volume 6 Number 3












Contents:
  • A young girl's experience of the Abermule accident
  • Water, water, everywhere - but not to drink in Creigiau
  • Last days at Talyllyn
  • Every picture tells a story
  • To Barry via the Artic Circle
  • Pontypridd station canopy - the drawings
  • The Croppers in Pembrokeshire, 1869 - 1894
  • Passenger train working on the LNWR Sirhowy line
  • More trains to Tremains
  • Railway operations at Roath sidings, Cardiff
  • Tail traffic

Volume 6 Number 2












Taff Vale Railway Special Issue No.2

Contents:
  • A 60 year courtship
  • Laying the first stone
  • Rebuilding Pontypridd station
  • A selection of regulations from the Taff Vale Railway rulebook
  • The building and widening of the Quakers Yard viaduct
  • Memories of the early days of the Taff Vale Railway
  • The big Barry bit
  • The great revolt
  • Opening day
  • A story of a difficult inn keeper and a level crossing
  • The Taff Vale Railway today
  • Taff Vale hardware

Volume 6 Number 1
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Contents:
  • The Case for automatic train control
  • Amlwch - a branch line striving to survive
  • Anglesey's ghost railway - a Railway Magazine saga
  • Is there a Brunellian viaduct at Tonmawr?
  • Port Talbot Railway poster
  • Cambrian Railways replacement bridge in the Tanat valley
  • Rhymney Railway timber or low-sided wagon
  • Newport's bygone railways
  • Happy anniversary to Llandow halt
  • Coal to Llanishen
  • Cleaner at Llantrisant
  • Indian red trail - a modelling odyssey
  • Ty Trist siding - an incursion by the ADR
  • Tail traffic