Roath Dock Rumbler

A DMU railtour run by the Monmouthshire Railway Society covering rare track around South Wales on Saturday 4th April 1981. Highlights were: Ebbw Vale and Rose Heyworth Colliery; the tour was curtailed due to a guards strike in Cardiff.

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From Newport the train ran to the sidings at Waunllwyd, Ebbw Vale.

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Another view at Ebbw Vale.

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After reversal at Aberbeeg, the former Nantymoel branch was traversed as far as Rose Heyworth colliery.

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The DMU is seen alongside the colliery screens.


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