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June, 1890

  • 27 June

    The Blaencwm Tunnel

    The lining of this tunnel was completed on Wednesday, and several of the directors passed through on that day. The Government Inspector will inspect it in a few days. It is said the line will be opened for goods traffic next monthly holiday, and for passengers on St. Mabon’s day …

  • 20 June

    The Blaencwm Tunnel

    THE BLAENCWM TUNNEL. RHONDDA AND SWANSEA BAY RAILWAY. It is stated that the work of arching the unlined portions, about 700 yards in length, is being carried on most expeditiously, and will be completed about the beginning of next month. It is, therefore, probable that the formal opening will take …

August, 1888

  • 3 August

    Fatal Accidents at Blaencwm

    Mr Rhys, coroner, held an inquest on Saturday, at Treherbert, on the body of William Woodward, 22 years of age, who died from injuries received by being crushed between contractor’s wagons in the Swansea Bay Railway Tunnel, Blaenycwm. A verdict of “Accidential death” was returned. An inquiry was also held …