South Wales Branch

   On Bank Holiday Monday, 29th August 2011 Pathfinder Railtours operated 'The Carmarthen Cavalier' which was diesel hauled from Dorridge to Bristol Temple Meads where ex-BR 8P Pacific numbered 71000 'Duke of Gloucester' hauled the 12-coach rake to Carmarthen. This image shows the return journey (16.40 from Carmarthen) at Ferryside running alongside the Afon Tywi.   Stuart Warr

Branch News

Dates for your Diary
Branch Fixtures for 2017/18
Meeting Reports
Reports of recent branch meetings
Branch Officers contact details


Forthcoming Railtours
Updated December 2013
Photographs around South Wales
Branch Photographic Page 2009
A selection of images from our area


20312 20308 Margam Knuckle Yard
Stuart Warr 27/04/2013

66079 Llanwrtyd Wells
Stuart Warr 13/04/2013

45407 44871 Margam Knuckle Yard
Stuart Warr 13/04/2013

Forthcoming Events

Wednesday 11th April
‘Tiny Stations’
travels of Dixe throughout the UK visiting small stations and looking at their history
Dixe Wills

Wednesday 9th May
‘Strictly Freight Only, Part 2’
more images and anecdotes from the ex-BR freight man.
Brian Ringer

Cardiff meetings are held at Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff CF15 8DF adjacent to its junction with the main road through Radyr, commencing at 19.30