The Penydarren Tramroad

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rogerfarnworth
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The Penydarren Tramroad

Post by rogerfarnworth » Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:52 pm

The Railway Magazine, March 1951, carried a short note about the Penydarren Tramway as well as an article about Richard Trevithick and his locomotive which first ran on the Tramway in February 1804. The first steam locomotive on rails .....

This post pulls together information from a number of different websites about the Penydarren Tramway. The next post will follow the length of the line as best as is possible ....

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Re: The Penydarren Tramroad

Post by rogerfarnworth » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:05 pm

I promised a survey of the line between Abercynon and Merthyr Tydfil. This next post follows the Penydarren Tramroad along its full length.

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Re: The Penydarren Tramroad

Post by rogerfarnworth » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:22 am

I have just begun reading a book by John Minnis - 'Britain's Lost Railways' - and found this picture which he says is the only one known to be in existence of the Mertyr/Penydarren Tramroad in use.
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