Ystalyfera railway station

Ystalyfera railway station served the village of Ystalyfera, in the historical county of Glamorganshire, Wales, from 1861 to 1950 on the Swansea Vale Railway.

Ystalyfera
General information
LocationYstalyfera, Neath Port Talbot
Wales
Coordinates51°46′00″N 3°46′56″W / 51.7667°N 3.7821°W / 51.7667; -3.7821Coordinates: 51°46′00″N 3°46′56″W / 51.7667°N 3.7821°W / 51.7667; -3.7821
Grid referenceSN771090
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companySwansea Vale Railway
Pre-groupingMidland Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Key dates
20 November 1861 (1861-11-20)Opened
25 September 1950 (1950-09-25)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 20 November 1861 by the Swansea Vale Railway. It closed on 25 September 1950.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 258. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  2. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 471. OCLC 931112387.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Ynysgeinon Junction
Line and station closed
  Swansea Vale Railway   Cwmtwrch Well Halt
Line and station closed