Pont Lliw railway station

Pont Lliw railway station served the village of Pontlliw, in the historical county of Glamorganshire, Wales, from 1923 to 1924 on the Swansea District Line.

Pont Lliw
LocationPontlliw, Glamorganshire
Wales
Coordinates51°41′23″N 4°01′48″W / 51.6897°N 4.0301°W / 51.6897; -4.0301Coordinates: 51°41′23″N 4°01′48″W / 51.6897°N 4.0301°W / 51.6897; -4.0301
Grid referenceSN597009
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyGreat Western Railway
Key dates
9 July 1923 (1923-07-09)Opened
22 September 1924 (1924-09-22)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 9 July 1923 by the Great Western Railway. It was a short-lived station, closing a year later on 22 September 1924.[1] It was later used in 1945 for entertaining troops.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rusty-roofed building near the site of... © Jaggery :: Geograph Britain and Ireland". Geograph. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  2. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 345. OCLC 931112387.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Llangyfelach
Line open, station closed
  Great Western Railway
Swansea District Line
  Llangennech
Line and station open