Pontsarn Viaduct

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The Pontsarn Viaduct was built in the 1860’s to carry the Brecon and Merthyr Railway over the river was designed and built by Savin and Ward and their engineer Alexander Sunderland ( as was the Cefn viaduct ) It has 7 spans  and is an historic listed structure. It is situated in an area of natural beauty, with “the Blue Pool” and waterfall nearby. The Pontsarn Station, with its own stationmaster and porter, was once a busy link until it closed in the 1960’s.

 

 

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Top consultants sought for ambitious heritage ‘Masterplan’

Top consultants sought for ambitious heritage ‘Masterplan’

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is seeking a team of top consultants to prepare a strategic Masterplan for a visitor attraction of international quality based on the town’s pivotal role in the industrial revolution.

The multi-million pound deve…

Good news for Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Development

Good news for Merthyr Tydfil Bus Station Development

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Bus station statement by Council Leader Cllr Kevin O'Neill: 
“Following a statement made today by Economy and Transport Minister Ken Skates, as the Leader of the Independent-controlled Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council, I’m delight…