Dockland Dawdler

A DMU railtour run by the Monmouthshire Railway Society covering rare track around South Wales on Saturday 27th October 1984. Highlights were: Newport Docks, Trethomas, Oakdale, Maerdy, Glascoed and Uskmouth.

Newport Docks 27/10/84 (p84-001.jpg)

A classic view at Newport of the transporter bridge as the train returns from Newport South Dock, South Quay.

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A reversal at Mendalgief Jn brought the train to the other side of South Dock at West Quay.

Trethomas 27/10/84 (p84-004.jpg)

Another visit to the Bedwas branch and another reversal at the site of Trethomas station rather than at Bedwas itself.

Maerdy 27/10/84 (p84005.jpg)

And another visit to Maerdy, and another reversal at the usual point.


For more details on this tour and the route taken visit Six Bells Junction