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Neath and Brecon Railway

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). [1]

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Aberbrân

Aberbrân is a small settlement in Powys, Wales.

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Act of Parliament

An Act of Parliament is a statute enacted as primary legislation by a national or sub-national parliament.

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Adelina Patti

Adelina Patti (10 February 184327 September 1919) was a highly acclaimed 19th-century opera singer, earning huge fees at the height of her career in the music capitals of Europe and America.

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Beeching cuts

The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) refer to the reduction of route network and restructuring of the Railways in Great Britain outlined in two reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965), written by Dr Richard Beeching and published by the British Railways Board.

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Brecon

Brecon (Aberhonddu), archaically known as Brecknock, is a market town and community in Powys, Mid Wales, with a population of 7,901.

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Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway

The Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway (B&M) was a railway in Wales running from Brecon, Brecknockshire to east of Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan.

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British Rail

British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the operator of most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum is a former coal mine, now operating as a museum.

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Colbren Junction railway station

Colbren Junction was a railway station on the Neath and Brecon Railway.

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Cradoc, Powys

Cradoc is a small village, about two miles northwest of Brecon, Wales.

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Crai

Crai is a village in the Brecon Beacons National Park in the county of Powys, Wales.

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Craig-y-Nos Castle

Craig-y-Nos Castle (English: Rock of the Night), is a Victorian-Gothic country house in Wales.

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Crynant

Crynant (or Y Creunant) is a village in the Dulais Valley in Wales.

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DB Schenker Rail (UK)

DB Schenker Rail (UK), before 2009 known as English Welsh & Scottish Railway (EWS), is a British rail freight company headquartered in Doncaster, England.

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Defynnog

Defynnog is a small village in the community of Maescar in the county of Powys, Wales.

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Dulais Valley

The Dulais Valley, one of the South Wales Valleys, is traversed by the River Dulais in southwest Wales north of the town of Neath.

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Edward Watkin

Sir Edward William Watkin, 1st Baronet (26 September 1819 – 13 April 1901) was a British Member of Parliament and railway entrepreneur.

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Fairlie locomotive

A Fairlie is a type of articulated steam locomotive that has the driving wheels on bogies.

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Foxfield Light Railway

The Foxfield Light Railway is a preserved standard gauge line located south east of Stoke-on-Trent.

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Great Western Railway

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.

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Hereford, Hay and Brecon Railway

The Hereford, Hay and Brecon Railway (HH&BR) was an early railway linking Hereford in England with Brecon in Wales.

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John Dickson (railway contractor)

John Dickson (c1819-1892), was a railway contractor responsible for the promotion, construction and operation of several railway lines in England and Wales, especially in and around Swansea.

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London, Midland and Scottish Railway

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)It has been argued that the initials LMSR should be used to be consistent with LNER, GWR and SR.

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Mid-Wales Railway

The Mid-Wales Railway (MWR) was an early railway company operating in Mid-Wales.

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Midland Railway

The Midland Railway (MR) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1844 to 1922, when it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

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Nationalization

Nationalisation (an alternative spelling is nationalization) is the process of taking a private industry or private assets into public ownership by a national government or state.

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Neath

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.

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Neath and Brecon Stephensons

The Neath and Brecon Stephensons were 0-6-2T tank locomotives introduced into traffic on the Neath and Brecon Railway in 1904 from a Rhymney Railway design.

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Onllwyn

Onllwyn is a small village in Neath Port Talbot, Wales, near Seven Sisters.

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Opera

Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrical setting.

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Penwyllt

Penwyllt (Welsh:wild headland) is a hamlet located in the upper Swansea valley in Powys, Wales.

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Railways Act 1921

The Railways Act 1921 (c. 55), also known as the Grouping Act, was an Act of Parliament enacted by the British government of David Lloyd George intended to stem the losses being made by many of the country's 120 railway companies, move the railways away from internal competition, and to retain some of the benefits which the country had derived from a Government-controlled railway during and after the Great War of 1914-1918.

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Sennybridge

Sennybridge (Pont Senni) is a village in Powys, mid Wales, situated some from Cardiff and from Swansea.

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Seven Sisters, Neath Port Talbot

Seven Sisters (Blaendulais: source of the (river) Dulais) is a village in the Dulais Valley, Wales, UK.

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Swansea docks

Swansea Docks is the collective name for several docks in Swansea, Wales.

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Swansea Vale Railway

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.

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The Midlands

The Midlands is an area spanning central England that broadly corresponds to the early medieval Kingdom of Mercia.

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Three Cocks

Three Cocks or Aberllynfi is a village near Glasbury in Powys, Wales.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neath_and_Brecon_Railway

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