Welsh Railways Archive - Volume 7

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Volume 7 Number 8
WRA7_6
Contents:
  • Troedyrhiw motor halt, GW & RR
  • When Bala had a railway
  • Don't you know there's a war on
  • Taff Vale titbits
  • The Cambrian and the 1911 investiture
  • Americans at Duffryn Isaf: A forgotten wartime story
  • The Barry bit
  • Tail traffic: Notes and queries

Volume 7 Number 7
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Contents:
  • Last train from Brymbo
  • Angus Lewis, photographer, "Six Railways to Merthyr"
  • American locomotives in Wales
  • George Bush 1810 - 1841
  • George Bush and the Taff Vale Railway
  • Maintaining Pont Morben
  • Watkins in Wales
  • Vale of Neath viscissitudes
  • The Cylla branch revisited
  • Cambrian 2-4-0T drawing
  • A Rhymney train at Pontlottyn
  • The Barry bit
  • Updates, amendments and corrections
  • Rhymney jottings
  • Tail traffic

Volume 7 Number 6
WRA7_6
Contents:
  • The Oswestry, Ellesmere & Whitchurch Railway
  • Joseph Jenkins and the Manchester & Milford Railway
  • Traffic at Dowlais
  • Eiluned Lewis and the railway bridge
  • Taff Vale Railway operations in 1841
  • The last days of the Alexandra (Newport & South Wales) docks Railway
  • Rail motor cars
  • A months traffic at Newtown
  • Tail traffic: Notes and queries

Volume 7 Number 5
WRA7_5
Contents:
  • Two trips to Brymbo
  • Iron ore for Margam steelworks
  • Newtown station and Ron Jones
  • Fernhill collieries and the Great Western Railway - continued
  • Tail traffic: Notes and queries

Volume 7 Supplement












The 1930s rebuilding of Cardiff General Station

Contents:
  • Cardiff General Station

Volume 7 Number 4
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Contents:
  • Fernhill collieries and the Great Western Railway
  • The "Line" - Passenger services
  • Return to Marchwiel
  • The Barry bit: A motor car mystery
  • Bombarded in Bedlinog, and drenched in Dowlais
  • Tail traffic: Notes and queries

Volume 7 Number 3
WRA7_3
Contents:
  • Coal for Milford Haven
  • On from Cowbridge to Aberthaw
  • Biographical notes on the B&M locomotive department
  • The Dare valley and Gamlyn viaducts
  • Cambrian Railway 15 ton loco coal wagons
  • Brecon & Merthyr invoice survivor
  • More tales from Porthkerry
  • Burry Port & Gwendraeth Valley railway No.6, Gwendraeth
  • Barry Railway D class No.36
  • Tail traffic: Notes and queries

Volume 7 Number 2
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Contents:
  • Rediscovering the Porthkerry viaduct deviation
  • The Barry Railway management circa 1906 and 1907 - Part 3
  • More on Marchwiel
  • The GWR motor economic maintenance system on the N&B Railway
  • A few trips to Tintern
  • R&SB and PTR 10ton three plank open wagons
  • The TVR a smoke free zone?
  • Just the ticket
  • Tail traffic: Notes and queries

Volume 7 Special Edition












Central Wales line 150th Anniversary Special Issue

Contents:
  • The LNWR route to Swansea

Volume 7 Number 1
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Contents:
  • A note on the Plas Madoc branch
  • Railway fatalities at Abermule
  • Accident at Ogmore Vale
  • Railway accident at Bassaleg
  • Cardiff Railway class14 locos as built & as rebuilt by the GWR
  • The Barry Railway management circa 1906 and 1907
  • Working on the railway in the 1950s
  • Water for London - from Wales of course
  • Cambrian Railways loco coal in 1904
  • The Barry bit
  • Notes and queries