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Aberdare (Aberdâr) is a town in the Cynon Valley area of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, at the confluence of the Rivers Dare (Dâr) and Cynon.
The Anglesey Central Railway (Welsh: Lein Amlwch, Amlwch Line) was a long standard-gauge railway in Anglesey, Wales, connecting the port of Amlwch and the county town of Llangefni with the North Wales Coast Line at Gaerwen.
Banwen is a small village in Neath Port Talbot county borough in Wales.
The Belfast and County Down Railway (BCDR) was an Irish gauge railway in Ireland (later Northern Ireland) linking Belfast with County Down.
Berwick-upon-Tweed is a town in the county of Northumberland and is the northernmost town in England, on the east coast at the mouth of the River Tweed.
Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England.
Brecon (Aberhonddu), archaically known as Brecknock, is a market town and community in Powys, Mid Wales, with a population of 7,901.
The Brecon Forest Tramroad is an early nineteenth century tramroad, or rather a network of connecting tramroads or waggonways, which stretched across the hills of Fforest Fawr in the historic county of Brecknockshire (modern administrative county of Powys) in south Wales, UK.
Coalbrookdale is a village in the Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire, England, containing a settlement of great significance in the history of iron ore smelting.
County Tyrone is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.
Drogheda is an industrial and port town in County Louth on the east coast of Ireland, north of Dublin.
Dublin and Drogheda Railway (D&D) was an Irish gauge railway company in Ireland.
Duke of Beaufort is a title in the Peerage of England.
The Dulais Valley, one of the South Wales Valleys, is traversed by the River Dulais in southwest Wales north of the town of Neath.
A Fairlie is a type of articulated steam locomotive that has the driving wheels on bogies.
Fforest Fawr is the name given to an extensive upland area in the county of Powys, Wales.
The Great Southern and Western Railway (GS&WR) was an Irish gauge railway company in Ireland from 1844 until 1924.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the midlands, the south-west and west of England and most of Wales.
The Heart of Wales Line (Rheilffordd Calon Cymru) is a railway line running from Craven Arms in Shropshire to Llanelli in southwest Wales.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions".
John Jones Jenkins, 1st Baron Glantawe (10 May 1835 – 27 July 1915) was a Welsh tin-plate manufacturer and Liberal politician.
Ken Hoole (1916–1988) was a historian known for his works on the railways of the north east of England.
Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.
The Llanelly Railway was a Welsh railway system that became the basis of the present Heart of Wales Line.
Llangammarch Wells or simply Llangammarch (Llangamarch) is a village in the parish of Llangammarch in Powys, Wales, lying on the Afon Irfon.
The Llanidloes and Newtown Railway was an early Welsh railway, and the first to be built by David Davies, Llandinam.
The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company (MDHC), formerly the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board (MDHB), owns and administers the dock facilities of the Port of Liverpool, on the River Mersey, England.
The Mersey Railway was a passenger railway that connected the communities of Liverpool and Birkenhead, England, which lie on opposite banks of the River Mersey, via the Mersey Railway Tunnel from 1886 to 1948.
A mortgage is a security interest in real property held by a lender as a security for a debt, usually a loan of money.
Mumbles (Mwmbwls.) is a headland sited on the western edge of Swansea Bay.
Neath (Castell-nedd) is a town and community situated in the principal area of Neath Port Talbot, Wales with a population of 19,258 in 2011.
The Neath and Brecon Railway linked the Vale of Neath Railway at Neath with the Brecon and Merthyr Railway at Brecon and also via a connection from Colbren Junction, it linked to the Swansea Vale Railway at Ynysygeinon Junction (sometimes spelt Ynisygeinon).
The North Eastern Railway (NER) was an English railway company.
Overend, Gurney & Company was a London wholesale discount bank, known as "the bankers' bank", which collapsed in 1866 owing about 11 million pounds, equivalent to £1 billion at 2013 prices.
Oystermouth (a corruption of the Welsh name Ystum Llwynarth or Ystumllwynarth) is an electoral ward and a village in the Mumbles community and also the City and County of Swansea, Wales.
Port Talbot is a town in the county borough of Neath Port Talbot, Wales.
Presbyterianism is a part of the Reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to the British Isles.
The River Afan (generally anglicized as Avon, and sometimes historically as Avan) is a river in southwest Wales whose river valley formed the territory of the medieval Lords of Afan.
Sennybridge (Pont Senni) is a village in Powys, mid Wales, situated some from Cardiff and from Swansea.
The Shrewsbury and Birmingham Railway (S&BR) opened on 12 November 1849.
| The South Wales Mineral Railway was a broad gauge railway at Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales.
The South Wales Railway was a broad gauge railway that linked the Gloucester and Dean Forest Railway with Neyland in Wales.
Swansea (Abertawe, "mouth of the Tawe"), officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales.
The Swansea and Mumbles Railway was the world's first passenger railway service, located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom.
The Swansea Canal (Welsh: Camlas Abertawe) was a canal constructed by the Swansea Canal Navigation Company between 1794 and 1798, running for from Swansea to Hen Neuadd, Abercraf in South Wales.
Swansea Docks is the collective name for several docks in Swansea, Wales.
The Swansea Improvements and Tramway Company operated street trams in and around Swansea in Wales from 1878 to 1937.
The Swansea Vale Railway (SVR) was a railway line connecting the port of Swansea in South Wales to industries and coalfields in the Swansea Valley and the Brynamman district on the borders of Glamorgan and Carmarthenshire.
The Taff Vale Railway (TVR) is a railway in Glamorgan, South Wales, and is one of the oldest in Wales.
The Ulster Canal is a disused canal running through part of County Armagh, County Tyrone and County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland and County Monaghan in the Republic of Ireland.
The Vale of Neath Railway was a broad gauge railway line from Neath to Merthyr Tydfil, in Glamorgan, Wales, and also operated the Swansea and Neath Railway which gave it access to the docks at Swansea.
The Wellington and Severn Junction railway was a railway in Shropshire, England.
Wellington is a town in the unitary authority of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England and now forms part of the new town of Telford.
The Whitby, Redcar and Middlesbrough Union Railway (WRMU) was a railway line in North Yorkshire, England, built in the late 19th century, running from Loftus on the Yorkshire coast to the Esk at Whitby, and connecting Middlesbrough via previously built lines in Cleveland to Whitby.
William Dargan (28 February 1799 – 7 February 1867) was arguably the most important Irish engineer of the 19th century and certainly the most important figure in railway construction.
puddled iron, a form of wrought iron Wrought iron is an iron alloy with a very low carbon (less than 0.08%) content in contrast to cast iron (2.1% to 4%), and has fibrous inclusions known as slag up to 2% by weight.