Retracing the PC&N Railway: Part Five: Dynea Halt

Previous station: Rhydyfelin Halt. At the turn of the century, the PC&N had purchased it's own stock of trains to run passenger services, and a series of local stops were built for these services. As with the previous halts on the line, Dynea Halt opened (initially named just Dynea) on September 1st, 1904. Via NLS, https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/side-by-side/#zoom=17&lat=51.5867&lon=-3.3020&layers=168&right=BingHyb. … Continue reading Retracing the PC&N Railway: Part Five: Dynea Halt

Retracing the PC&N Railway: Part Four: Rhydyfelin Halt

Previous station: Treforest Halt. At the turn of the century, the PC&N had purchased it's own stock of trains to run passenger services, and a series of local stops were built for these services. As with the previous halts on the line, Rhydyfelin Halt opened on September 1st, 1904. Unlike the prior halts, Rhydyfelin Halt … Continue reading Retracing the PC&N Railway: Part Four: Rhydyfelin Halt

Retracing the PC&N Railway: Part Three: Treforest Halt

Previous station: Glyntaff Halt. This stretch of track from Pontypridd had been in use by the PC&N since it's opening in 1884, with freight and passenger services operated by Taff Vale Railway locomotives from the TVR's Pontypridd hub. The TVR opted to discontinue this arrangement in 1903, so the PC&N purchased it's own engines and … Continue reading Retracing the PC&N Railway: Part Three: Treforest Halt