Blaenavon Heritage Railway

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Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway is a World Heritage Site at the edge of the Brecon Beacons. The three-mile stretch of track was constructed in the 19th century and was initially used to transport coal from the surrounding mines. Journeys start at Furnace Sidings and take passengers over 3 miles of line to three other stations on a nostalgic, steam-powered journey through the panoramas of rural Torfaen. Visitors can also make use of the tea room, gift shop and free parking at Furnace Sidings, and many trains also offer a buffet car serving light refreshments.

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Report | 2 months ago
A good day out, the big pit is also worth a visit.
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A blast from the past. An interesting insite of the industrial life of South Wales. A great way to arrive at the Big Pit.
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Had a great time at the Model Railway day, my Dad thoroughly enjoyed it. It was lovely going on the trains & such beautiful scenery - highly recommended day out for all of the family!!
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Report | 3 months ago
Very enjoyable with access to the Big Pit museum from the station . The food at the cafe was enjoyable. Excellent cycle paths nearby .
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Report | 3 months ago
The staff are wonderful very helpful and full of knowledge about they job. Great for my ten, eight and six years old grandchildren
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Report | 3 months ago
A short but quirky railway line with more than one stop. We got off and walked around the town of Blaenavon. We returned by train to the main station and walked back to the Big Pit stop before walking to Rhymney brewery. We later caught the last train back to the main station. Staff are all volunteers and extremely friendly and helpful. This was my second visit.
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Report | 3 months ago
Lovely day out with interesting and well informed staff. The trains are immaculately presented and the four of us enjoyed ourselves immensely.
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Lovely afternoon out, thoroughly enjoyed the trip, and the vintage vehicles that were on show.
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Fantastic day out with plenty of time to visit big pit. Very friendly people who obviously enjoy what they do and were very welcoming.
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Excellent day out. All the staff were very knowledgable and enthusastic.
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