Powys County Archives Office

Central Wales Railway (Swansea-Shrewsbury) Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0223 R/DX/26

Held at:

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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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

Language/script: English

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Railways | Abandonment | Wales

Railways | Wales

Railways | Wales | Powys

Personal names

Norton, T., of Llandrindod

Corporate names

Places

Breconshire

Radnorshire

Shropshire