Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway

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Whistle Inn Halt railway station, Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway

The Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Pont-y-pŵl a Blaenafon) is a 2 mile (3.2 km) volunteer-run heritage railwey in Sooth Wales, runnin trains atween a halt platform opposite the Whistle Inn public hoose (famed for its collection o miners' lamps) soothwards tae the toon o Blaenavon via a two-platform station at the site o former colliery furnace o the Big Pit National Coal Museum. The line is the highest preserved staundart gauge line in the Unitit Kinrick,[1] and is also unique in havin the only staundart gauge rail-over-rail bridge within preservation.[2]

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  1. "Blaenavon HLCA007". Ggat.org.uk. Archived frae the original on 21 Apryle 2012. Retrieved 11 November 2012. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. "Development – Bridge 12". 2009. Archived frae the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 18 Februar 2015.

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