Lost Lines of Wales: Monmouthshire Eastern Valley (Graffeg)

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One in a series of titles examining closed railway lines around Wales as well as a number which have seen great change, this volume covering the line from Newport to Pontypool and Blaenavon Low Level. The line lost its passenger services in April 1962, before the Beeching cuts. It remained open to freight until the closure of the Big Pit Mine in 1980.

The book contains a short introduction to and history of the line, followed by a series of black & white photographs taken along the line during the steam age. Each photograph is accompanied by a caption describing the subject and maps are also included.

Locations featured within this book include Newport, Ponthir, Llantarnam, Cwmbran, Sebastopol, Pontypool and Blaenavon. Hardback. 64 pages.

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