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The Swansea Vale Railway

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The Swansea Vale Railway


John Miles, Keri Thomas & Tudor Watkins

264 pages. 275x215mm. Printed on gloss art paper with colour laminated board covers.

ISBN13 9781911038191

£30.00


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Contents
Preface 6
Acknowledgements 6
1 A History of the Swansea Vale Railway 7
2 The Relationship with Swansea Harbour Trust 49
3 The Main Line to Glais 59
4 The Morriston Loop 89
5 Glais to Ynisygeinon Sidings 109
6 Ynisygeinon Sidings to Brynamman 123
7 Locomotive History 159
8 Working the Line 175
9 Signalling the Line 191
10 Private Owner Wagons and Works Locomotives 211
11 Accidents and Incidents 219
12 Everyday Life on the Railway 233
13 Personal Recollections 239
Appendices
Swansea Vale Railway Station Masters 247
Some Names of Midland Railway Employees (discovered during research) 253
Bibliography 253
Index 255