ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Railway over Crumlin viaduct closes

South Wales Argus: ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Railway over Crumlin viaduct closes ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Railway over Crumlin viaduct closes

Gwent's last branch line running from Pontypool Rd over the famous Crumlin viaduct and into the Vale of Neath officially closed.

On Saturday the 13th of June 1964, the last scheduled passenger train; the 21:10 from Pontypool to Treherbert; passed over the Crumlin Viaduct.

South Wales Argus:

Crumlin (Low Level) station and Crumlin Viaduct. Wikimedia Commons by Ben Brooksbank

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11:57pm Tue 17 Jun 14

gingertom says...

Here is some lovely footage off you tube:
http://m.youtube.com
/watch?v=Jq2D3AFN-f4


Also take a look at john Evans website: www.crumlinviaduct.c
o.uk
Here is some lovely footage off you tube: http://m.youtube.com /watch?v=Jq2D3AFN-f4 Also take a look at john Evans website: www.crumlinviaduct.c o.uk gingertom
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12:03am Wed 18 Jun 14

gingertom says...

Arabesque filming:

http://m.youtube.com
/watch?v=wFt9SFmt5Bs
Arabesque filming: http://m.youtube.com /watch?v=wFt9SFmt5Bs gingertom
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