Railways and Industry in the Sirhowy Valley

Newport to Tredegar & Nantybwch, including Hall's Road

John Hodge

This book covers the railway and industrial history of the lines that once operated in the Sirhowy valley in South Wales.

Railways and Industry in the Sirhowy Valley, is the first full history of the railways that served this important area of Welsh industry, covering all aspects of its rail transport and manufacturing history.
Date Published :
October 2020
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Series :
South Wales Valleys
Illustration :
457 black and white illustrations, 36 maps and diagrams & 6 tables
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Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781526762566
Pages : 312
Dimensions : 11 X 8.5 inches
Stock Status : Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-Order
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Overview
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This book covers the railway and industrial history of the lines that once operated in the Sirhowy valley in South Wales.

Railways and Industry in the Sirhowy Valley, is the first full history of the railways that served this important area of Welsh industry, covering all aspects of its rail transport and manufacturing history.

Being the latest volume in an ongoing series of books, covering the history and development of rail transport in the South Wales valleys.

The area once boasted some very important industrial manufacturers, including the Tredegar Iron Works and numerous other iron smelting companies.

This volume covers the industrial, economic and social history of this fascinating area of the South Wales valleys and the railway that once served the area.

About The Author
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JOHN HODGE is a former railway manager during the 1960s who, since retirement in 1992, has produced many articles and books on South Wales railways

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