Carmarthenshire Archive Service

British Railways Western Region Records

Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB123

Held at:

Title: British Railways Western Region Records

Short title: British Railways, Western Region, records

Dates of creation: 1963

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1 item

Name of creator(s): British Railways Western Region

CONTEXT

Administrative and 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.

CONTENT

Scope and content: 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.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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 (http://www.carreg-las.freeserve.co.uk/railhistory.htm), viewed 21 October 2003.

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

Date(s) of description: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Railways | Abandonment | Wales | Carmarthenshire

Personal names

Corporate names

British Rail (Firm)

Places

Aberystwyth

Cardiganshire

Carmarthen

Carmarthenshire