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Felin Fran West Jct. - Hafod Jct.; Skewen East Jct. - Lonlas Jct.

Date Closed to Passenger Services

11 Jun 1956

Mileage Closed

4m 28c*

Stations Closed

Pentrefelin (Glam) Halt; Morriston (West); Copper Pit Halt; Plas Marl; Landore (Low Level) (04/01/1954)

Services Operated

Port Talbot (General) - Swansea (High St.) via Morriston (West)

Timetable Reference

B1470 Mar 1956 W140

Cobb Atlas Reference

137 68 99 - 66 95; 137 71 97 - 70 97


RCH South Wales 1926

Further Notes

TCD Apr/May 1921 due to coalminers' dispute - RPSGB.

ACD - Mon 11/06/1956 - RTS withdrawn and intermediate stations closed - PNM 1980 p23. LTR - Sat 09/06/1956 - RM Aug 1956 p563.

These two sections of line are shown together because they were served by the same service at the time of closure, viz. 7 50 am week days Port Talbot (General) - Swansea (High St.); 5 55 pm week days Swansea (High St.) - Port Talbot (General) via Neath (General) and also closed along with the 'Swansea District Line' for local services - see Court Sart Jct. [Briton Ferry] - Morlais Jct. South, though this line continued in use for South Wales main line services avoiding Swansea.

*Felin Fran West Jct. - Hafod Jct. - 3m 21c; Skewen East Jct. - Lonlas Jct. - 1m 7c.


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