Powys County Archives Office
Central Wales Railway (Swansea-Shrewsbury) Papers
Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/DX/26
Title: Central Wales Railway (Swansea-Shrewsbury) Papers
Short title: Central Wales Railway (Swansea-Shrewsbury), papers
Dates of creation: 1962-1975
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (9 files)
Name of creator(s): Mr T. Norton, Llandrindod
Administrative and biographical history: The Central Wales Railway was built between 1839 and 1868 by several different companies and later became part of the London and North Western Railway. It now forms part of the Heart of Wales Line between Shrewsbury and Swansea.
Scope and content: Miscellaneous papers, 1962-1975, relating to the potential closure of the Central Wales line and to other line closures.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged broadly chronologically
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr T. Norton, Llandrindod.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Central Wales Railway (Swansea-Shrewsbury), catalogue; Railscot website (www.railscot.co.uk), viewed 26 April 2005; Llandrindod Wells website (www.llandrindod.co.uk), viewed 26 April 2005.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: April 2005