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The Railways of West Wales - Pembrokeshire

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Old 22nd September 2022, 18:41
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The Railways of West Wales - Pembrokeshire

In the early Autumn of 2022, we had a two week holiday in West Wales and I took the opportunity to have a look at a number of old railways. I walked lengths of some and spent hours whiling away the time looking at old photos. This thread is the result and this is the first article which looks at transport prior to the railway age, with a significant focus on tramways/tramroads .....

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2022/09/13...e-railway-age/

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Elsewhere in the UK, a usual pattern of development was for river traffic to be supplemented by tramroads and canals which then, often when traffic warranted it, were replaced by railways. It did not exactly work out like that in Pembrokeshire. ... We start with a quick look at the history of industrial transport of the County before the railways. ...


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Old 22nd September 2022, 20:45
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Roger you don't get many comments about your articles, but like me I am sure others find them interesting and appreciate the effort you put in.
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Old 22nd September 2022, 21:29
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Old 23rd September 2022, 22:20
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This next post about Pembrokeshire's Railways covers the mainline railways of the county:

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2022/09/13...line-railways/
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Old 24th September 2022, 16:59
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The next post in this series begins a short series of articles covering the industrial railways of Pembrokeshire. The Industrial Railways of the area around Milford Haven are featured on the thread below:

https://www.railwayforum.net/showthread.php?t=17186

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Old 26th September 2022, 21:53
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The next industrial railway in this series is the Saundersfoot Railway. These can be found on this thread:

https://www.railwayforum.net/showthread.php?t=17187
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