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Carmarthenshire Archive Service
British Railways, Western Region, records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB123

Held at: Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Title: British Railways Western Region Records

Short Title: British Railways, Western Region, records

Creation date(s): 1963

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): British Railways Western Region


Administrative/Biographical history: In 1867, the railway link between Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, and Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire was completed. During the 1930s there were five passenger trains a day between Aberystwyth and Carmarthen and several goods trains. An enquiry over the continued existence of the railway was held in 1963, and although continued, it was finally closed due to flooding in December 1964, and was never reopened.


Scope and content/abstract: Memorandum of a meeting held in St Peter's Church Hall, Carmarthen, to discuss withdrawal of passenger train services between Aberystwyth and Carmarthen, including staffing details and route timetables, 1963.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Railway History, Mid Wales Model Railway Club (, viewed 21 October 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003

Railways | Abandonment | Wales | Carmarthenshire

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Aberystwyth (Wales)
Cardiganshire (Wales)
Carmarthen (Wales)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)

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