Welcome to WalesRails

A survey of railways in Wales, the tourist attractions they serve (1820 bytes)

Thumbnail maps of Europe and Wales

Railway route sections

North Wales
Mid Wales
South Wales

National Network

Route Sections

Gazetteer of Stations

About Wales

All national network routes are described in the WalesRails pages.
Other than the shortest branches, all are broken down into sections, and selecting the links below will bring up the relevant section of the web site.
At the end is another direct link to a gazetteer of stations, which further fine-tunes ease of access to information on railways in Wales.

Please note: Preserved railways are accessed from the Welcome Page, according to gauge of railway, or region of Wales.

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Narrow gauge

The Grand Tour

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Cardiff to Pontypridd
Cardiff to Barry Island/Penarth
Merthyr Tydfil to Pontypridd
Aberdare to Pontypridd
Treherbert to Pontypridd
Ebbw Vale Parkway to Cardiff
Rhymney to Cardiff
Cardiff Queen Street to Cardiff Bay
Cardiff Central to Radyr via City Line
Cardiff Central to Coryton
Newport to Swansea (First Great Western Trains)
Chepstow to Bridgend (Arriva Trains Wales)

Cardiff to Bridgend (via Vale of Glamorgan branch)
Cardiff to Ebbw Vale
Chepstow to Cardiff  (Central Trains)

Bridgend to Maesteg (Arriva Trains Wales)
Bridgend to Swansea (Arriva Trains Wales)
Swansea to Whitland (Arriva Trains Wales)
Whitland to Pembroke Dock (Arriva Trains Wales)
Whitland to Milford Haven/Fishguard (Arriva Trains Wales)
Llanelli to Craven Arms (Heart of Wales)
Shrewsbury to Newport (The Marches Line)
Shrewsbury to Wrexham/Bidston
Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth
Machynlleth to Barmouth
Barmouth to Pwllheli
Chester to Holyhead (Arriva Trains Wales)
Chester to Holyhead (Virgin Trains)
Llandudno to Blaenau Ffestiniog

Wrexham to Shrewsbury (Wrexham and Shropshire Trains)

Gazetteer of stations

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Copyright 1997/8/9/2000/1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11 /12/13/14 by Deryck Lewis. All rights reserved.
Page created December 5 1997; Redesigned March 29 1999; Updated
May 18 2014
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