Ammanford Colliery Halt railway station

Ammanford Colliery Halt railway station, served the colliery near Ammanford, West Wales. Opened to serve the colliery, the station closed, leaving the current Ammanford station providing trains for the area.

Ammanford Colliery Halt
LocationAmmanford, Carmarthenshire
Wales
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyGreat Western Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Western Railway
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
Key dates
1 May 1905Station opened
18 August 1958Station closed

HistoryEdit

Opened by the Great Western Railway, the halt stayed with that company during the Grouping of 1923. The station then passed on to the Western Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948.

The station was then closed by the British Transport Commission.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.
  • Station on navigable O.S. map. Station east of town in Pontamman.

External linksEdit

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Ammanford (GWR)
Line and station closed
  Great Western Railway   Glanamman
Line and station closed

Coordinates: 51°47′37″N 3°58′48″W / 51.793632°N 3.979925°W / 51.793632; -3.979925