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Dyffryn Tanat and Region Development Trust
Chairman Kenton Owen QGM
Consultant David Higman MBE
Charity Reg. No. 1139072
Company Reg. No. 6905623

Great Western Railways (GWR)

GWR took over the Cambrian Railways Company in March 1922..

In 1948 the GWR was taken over by British Railways.

1926 Steam wagon hauling stone from the quarry was hit by a train on the Porthywaen railway crossing. The driver and mate suffered scalding but survived.

1932 June 2nd Agreement between The Great Western Railway Company and Steetley Lime and Basic Company Ltd. for repairs and maintenance of the junctions sidings at Porthywaen.

Porthywaen Station Master at one time was Mr. Charley Roberts.
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