Railway archive photos – the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s and 1980s

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

Once again I am indebted to photographer Rob Masterman for allowing me to reproduce this cracking set of archive images of the Coryton branch line in Cardiff, with photos of Birchgrove Halt, Rhiwbina Halt and Coryton Halt.

The above image of Rhiwbina Halt in 1967 is full of period detail, with a GWR ‘Pagoda’ style waiting hut, gas lamps and a diverse range of fashion on show!

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

W50126 looking down from Coryton 1967

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

Looking north at Coryton 1967.

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

C331 Whitchurch station in 1986.

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

W50084 at Heath Junction, 18/04/67.

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

C335 at Rhiwbina, 1986.

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

DMU waiting at Coryton, 1966.

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

Looking north from Heath Low Level, 1967.

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

Coryton, looking north, 1967.

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

Birchgrove Halt, 1967.

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

Coryton Halt, 1967.

Railway archive photos - the Cardiff to Coryton branch line in the 1960s

Heath Junction looking towards Coryton, 1967.

(c) All photos by robmasterman@hotmail.com

More information and features

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» Heath signalbox
» Rhiwbina Halt
» Whitchurch station
» Coryton station
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» Photos
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More archive photos

Heath Junction north Cardiff May 1967
Heath Halt Low Level
Birchgrove Halt North Cardiff August 1963
Green DMU at Rhiwbina Halt north Cardiff July 1963
Whitchurch station north Cardiff July 1963
Coryton station north Cardiff July 1963

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