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Torpantau Station

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Torpantau Station.

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Torpantau Station. May 1954

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The 11:18 AM from Newport to Brecon, On the 8th April, 1958. Photograph by Mr R.T.Coope,

 given to Mr Middleton, Signalman

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Torpantau Station. Circa 1963.

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A Freight Train Leaving Torpantau Station.

(Painting Courtesy of Christopher Langdon)

 

 

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Torpantau Station 1960's.

(Photograph courtesy of Barry Morris The Railway Club)

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Approaching Torpantau Tunnel from Brecon - 12th August 1943.

Pentir Rhiw Station

8th September 1962

The next station north from Torpantau. The 3.00pm train Newport approaches.

(Photograph Courtesy of Richard Parry)

 

 

The 11.15 Newport-Brecon Passes 12.10 Brecon-Newport at Torpantau Station - 30th June 1960

(Photograph Courtesy of Richard Kite)

 

 

Class 37 Diesel emerging from the S.E. end of the Torpantau Tunnel.

(Photograph courtesy of B. Morris)

                                   

 

"For your information the 666-yard tunnel portals were located at railway mileages

 of 14miles-2¾chains (SW or Torpantau station end) and 13miles-52¼chains (SE

or Talybont side) from Brecon Station."

Brian Mills (S&W Wales Permanent Way Institution).

 

A recent photograph od the S.E. Portal of the tunnel.

(Courtesy of Brian Mills S&W Wales Permanent Way Institution)

 

 

 

 

 

The 11.15 Newport-Brecon waits as the 12.10 Brecon-Newport emerges from Torpantau Tunnel - 3rd November 1962

(Photograph Courtesy of Richard Kite)

 

 

12.10 Brecon to Newport - 14th July 1962

(Photograph Courtesy of Richard Kite)