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Gwaunybara Jct. - Machen (Jct.) via Fountain Bridge Halt

Date Closed to Passenger Services

17 Sep 1956

Mileage Closed

2m 10c*

Stations Closed

Fountain Bridge Halt; White Hart Halt (Down) (30/06/1952)

Services Operated

Pontypridd/Caerphilly - Machen/Newport only

Timetable Reference

B1470 Mar 1956 W121

Cobb Atlas Reference

116 18 87 - 21 89


RCH South Wales 1926

Further Notes

ACD - Mon 17/09/1956 - PNM 1980 p27. No Sunday service, LTR - Sat 15/09/1956.

Down line only. See Machen Jct. - Caerphilly East Jct. via Waterloo Halt.

*RCH SW 1921 gives 2m 28c.

N.B. The RCH SW map suggests that this section of line may have shared the formation of the adjoining lines at either end. Study of the large scale OS maps confirms that it did in fact have a distinctly separate formation for its entire length.


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