Railways Treharris

Treharris was only served by Treharris station but a lot of frieght trains passed through due to the large colliery.Below are pictures of Treharris station,trains and people who worked on the trains.

Treharris station

Below we see an original post card of the station there is a 1913 stamp on the card but we believe the photo was taken in 1910(thanks to Adrian Evans Edwardsville for this photo)

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Train entering station 1960

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Train leaving station heading towards Trelewis

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Train at station 1961

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The path out of Treharris station

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The Approach to Treharris station bridge now demolished rebuilt wider 

The Royal Train arrives at Treharris

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Treharris Station in 1974

Below some Photographs from Joan Wiggins

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The lines out of Treharris that went down to Quakers Yard station

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The old Signal box very near Gresham Place

The site of the old Treharris station 2009

Below are a some of photographs of trains at Deep Navigation colliery

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Deep Navigation in the Background taken by Richard Davies March 1991

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1972 top pit Treharris above

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Above we see a coal trucks passing through the colliery and below a few years later and the track out of use.

In the 2 photographs below we see Lynda Collins and Dale Jones (1996?)

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Disused Tracks above

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Last days of the tracks and a sightseeing train

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The picture above was taken many years after the site was closed, below we can see how that particular junction looked in the 1960’s

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The important signal box on the junction between Trelewis and Treharris.

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Another view of the Junction between Trelewis and Treharris 

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Three pictures of trains departing from the junction(above)