Maesteg (Neath Road) railway station

Maesteg (Neath Road) railway station served the town of Maesteg, Glamorgan, Wales from 1898 to 1964 on the Llynvi and Ogmore Railway.

Maesteg (Neath Road)
LocationMaesteg, Bridgend County Borough
Wales
Coordinates51°36′27″N 3°39′50″W / 51.6076°N 3.6639°W / 51.6076; -3.6639Coordinates: 51°36′27″N 3°39′50″W / 51.6076°N 3.6639°W / 51.6076; -3.6639
Grid referenceSS848911
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyPort Talbot Railway
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
Key dates
14 February 1898 (1898-02-14)Opened as Maesteg
1 July 1924Name changed to Maesteg Neath Road
11 September 1933Closed to passengers
1964 (1964)Closed completely

HistoryEdit

The station opened as Maesteg on 14 February 1898 by the Port Talbot Railway. Its name was changed to Maesteg Neath Road on 1 July 1924. It closed to passengers on 11 September 1933[1] and closed completely in 1964.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 270. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "Site of Former Neath Rd Railway Station, Maesteg". Geograph. Retrieved 15 September 2017.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Nantyffyllon
Line and station closed
  Port Talbot Railway
Llynvi and Ogmore Railway
  Maesteg Castle Street
Line and station closed