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2 edition of Passenger tramways of Pontypridd. found in the catalog.

Passenger tramways of Pontypridd.

R. Large

Passenger tramways of Pontypridd.

by R. Large

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Published by Oakwood Press in [Blandford] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLocomotion papers -- 106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20694436M

At the time Pontypridd was a sparsely populated, rural area. Ten years later, the travel writer Benjamin Heath Malkin observed ‘the union of wildness with luxuriance’ which he found there. For the most part, Pontypridd in the s and early s was a place to stop and have a drink along the journey from the iron towns to the docks in. Boiler Room, London United Tramways Co.’s Power House at Chiswick, fitted with Vicars’ Automatic Stokers: A London United Tramways Company Tram-Car: Façade of Queen’s Road Car-Shed, Manchester Corporation Tramways: View near Dudley Station, South Staffordshire, showing a Steam Tram-Car {xviii}

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The Pontypridd and Rhondda Valley Tramways Company was eventually purchased on 31 st October The tramway officially opened on the 5 th March and ran from the town centre to Treforest railway station, with a branch line connecting to Cilfynydd, which was worked as a single route via Pontypridd. In the tramway was connected to the.   The Ship Inn, Pontypridd: See 78 unbiased reviews of The Ship Inn, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #18 of restaurants in Pontypridd.4/5(78).


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Pontypridd Urban District Council Tramways operated a tramway service in Pontypridd between and Part of it used the route of the Pontypridd and Rhondda Valley Tramway Company's horse tramway.

Between andit was the only system in Wales where through running onto a neighbouring system : Pontypridd. Rhondda Tramways Company operated a tramway service in Rhondda between and History. The Pontypridd and Rhondda Valley Tramway Company had built a horse-drawn tramway between Pontypridd and Porth, which had been authorised inbut had run into financial difficulties injust before construction was completed.

It Locale: Rhondda. Also known as the Hopkinstown rail disaster, this accident occurred on 23 January when a passenger train collided with a coal train at Hopkinstown, outside Pontypridd, resulting in the loss of eleven lives.

Great Western Railway. The TVR and ADR amalgamated with the Great Western Railway on 1 January Passenger tramways of Pontypridd. book, as did the Barry Railway, which also had a station in authority: Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Pontypridd Urban District Council Tramways. History Pontypridd Urban District Council first obtained powers to build and operate a 3ft 6ins-gauge electric tramway in Augustbut ended up having to go back to the Lords twice more to get all the lines approved that it needed (in August and July ), due not only to vested interests, but also to serious opposition.

For a history of Pontypridd's tramways, see 'Passenger Tramways of Pontypridd' by R Large ; Oakwood Press (). Images. Horse tram drivers and conductors A Solomon Andrews operated horse tram emerging from the depot opposite Edmund St, Porth — photo undated, but probably taken in the latter half of the s.

Pontypridd operated one of the only two trolleybuses with Bristol chassis and these are well illustrated. There are just a few colour photographs, which is not surprising as the system closed early inbut there are many other excellent pictures from the cameras of Roy Marshall and others which capture the surroundings as well as the vehicles.

New book looks at Pontypridd's trolleybus system, which operated from to David Bowler says research into the subject has become a 'major labour of love' since he first visited the town Share. Tramway Classics Brighton's Tramways The Corporation's routes plus lines to Shoreham Availability: Out of Stock ISBN: 1 02 2.

The Pontypridd Urban District Council transport undertaking was much better known than many of the other small municipal operators in the South Wales valleys, even though most of its routes were short and local.

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As Cardiff prepares to undertake a massive transformation of its central transport hub we look back at the trams, trolley buses and motor Author: Lorna Doran.

At present in South Wales the tramway-owning municipalities which ply trolley-buses and/or petrol buses are Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd and Aberdare, whilst non-tramways-owning authorities running buses are Merthyr Tydfil, Caerphilly, Bedwas and Machen.

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom. Pontypridd often colloquially known as Ponty, is both a community and the county town of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, and is situated 12 miles (19 km) north of the Welsh capital city of Cardiff. - Wikipedia. Things to do in Pontypridd. Pontypridd to Merthyr Including Aberdare.

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Search our Index to Stations. Find a Station or Location that's covered in our Format: Hardcover. The Taff Vale Railway (TVR) is a railway in Wales, and is one of the oldest in Wales. It operated as an independent company from untilwhen it became a constituent company of the Great Western of the TVR is still used for freight and passenger services.

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Train schedules data courtesy of ATOC. Last updated: Pontypridd Railway Station Main Platform including buildings and canopy is a Grade II listed building in Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales.

See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.Pontypridd had become the social and recreational centre for the surrounding districts.

The railway was an important means of transportation. By the First World War, Pontypridd dealt w passengers a day and trains, both passenger and mineral were passing every two or three minutes in the daytime, making Pontypridd one of the.