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Sirhowy Railway

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1802 Sanctioned on June 26th, 1802 by George III[1]

The Sirhowy Tramroad was constructed between 1802 and c.1805 and connected Newport, Monmouthshire and Tredegar, Monmouthshire.

1822 The first passenger service began in 1822.

1863 The tramway was converted into a railway; the Sirhowy Tramroad Company became the Sirhowy Railway Company.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1924/08/01
  • Gwent Archives [1]