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Heart of Wales line guide.

Heart of Wales line guide.

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Published by Heart of Wales Line Travellers" Association in Llandovery .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heart of Wales Railway.,
  • Railways -- Wales.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHeart of Wales Line Travellers" Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18974280M

    Heart of Wales Line Trail Accommodation The Heart of Wales Line Trail is a new long distance walk that weaves its way along the beautiful Heart of Wales railway Line. This year old rural railway, mostly single track, starts in the the Shropshire Hills.   Heart of Wales Line The Heart of Wales line is a mile scenic route from Craven Arms, Shropshire to Llanelli in south Wales. Apart from a small portion near Swansea, the rural branch line is predominantly single track with five passing loops at Llandeilo, Llandovery, Llanwrtyd, Llandrindod and Knighton. There are four daily services [ ].

    Heart of Wales Line. K likes. The Heart of Wales Line is a spectacular rural railway between Swansea and Shrewsbury. The seven days/week train service is operated by Transport for Wales5/5. The line is part of the UK rail network. The community rail partnership is aimed at promoting and developing the use of the line. The infrastructure of the line is owned by Network Rail. We supply management support activities to support the line in this area. We have just begun to offer holidays and short stays which we hope will create revenue.

    The Heart of Wales line (Welsh: Rheilffordd Canol Cymru) is a railway line running from Craven Arms in Shropshire to Llanelli in southwest Wales. It runs, as the name suggests, through some of the heartlands of Wales. It serves a number of rural centres en route, including several once-fashionable spa towns, including Llandrindod : South West Wales, Mid Wales, Shropshire. The Heart of Wales Line walking trail comprises 16 different routes between stations which are viable in terms of meeting connecting trains. It was developed and is now managed by a dedicated Heart of Wales Line Trail Steering Group, who worked tirelessly for two years with local authorities and agencies to open up the route for long distance.


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The Heart of Wales Line is a spectacular rural railway between Swansea and Shrewsbury. Much loved by day trippers and walkers, the Heart of Wales line guide. book also provides a vital transport link for lively rural communities and towns across Mid Wales and the Borders.

The book splits one of Britain's classic trails into 12 stages suitable for walkers of all abilities. Step-by-step route descriptions are accompanied byOS map extracts.

Also included with this guidebook is a booklet ofOS maps, which provides all the mapping needed to complete the trail in a compact form. The Heart of Wales Line Trail is a long distance walk that weaves between stations along the line. It opened in Spring across Shropshire, Powys, Carmarthenshire and the City & County of Swansea.

You can click the buttons below for route descriptions for lovely walks between stations and for timetables for adjoining trains. Reviews. The Heart of Wales Line Trail describes a wonderful walk which weaves its way between stations on one of Britain’s most scenic railways.

The line from Shrewsbury to Swansea is km ( miles) long, passing through some of the least populated parts of Wales in a little over four hours. By contrast, the trail is over km ( miles) in length and might well take a walker 10 days to complete.

About The Heart of Wales Line The Heart of Wales line runs through dramatic scenery of mountains, forests, wild rivers, green meadows and pretty towns and villages across Shropshire, Powys, Carmarthenshire and the City and County of Swansea.

There is a limited but regular train service along the line operated by Transport for Wales. Buy Heart of Wales Line Guide by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3).

Where to buy a Heart of Wales Ticket. Buy Heart of Wales 1 or 2-Day Circular Ranger from your local rail station booking office. If there are no ticket buying facilities at the station where you are starting your journey, you can also buy Heart of Wales 1 or 2-Day Circular Ranger from a Conductor on board a Transport for Wales service.

The Heart of Wales line travels south from Shrewsbury to Swansea through miles of the rolling hills of the Mid Wales Marches and market towns of Knighton, Llandrindod Wells and Llanwrtyd Wells before reaching the steel and tinplate town of Llanelli and then Swansea, the hometown of Dylan Thomas.

There is, it seems, a little bit of magic about the Heart of Wales railway line, which starts in Shrewsbury, leaves the main Cardiff line at Craven Arms, then sets out on a courageously. The Heart of Wales Line celebrated its th anniversary in and is recognised as one of the most scenic railways in the country.

It stretches for beautiful miles from busy Shrewsbury with it wonderful architecture and history to the coastal city of Swansea in South Wales. Great Walks from the Heart of Wales Railway. There is a book for sale called Great Walks from the Heart of Wales Railway which features 15 circular walks from stations on the line and includes specially drawn maps.

The guide is available from Tourist Information Centres along the line and good bookshops (ISBN 1 24 9). The Heart of Wales Line Trail: £ Buy Now: ISBN 1 26 3: Des Marshall: The Llyn Coastal Path: £ Buy Now: ISBN: 1 44 7: The Mary Jones Way: £ Buy Now: ISBN 1 10 2: David Berry: The Mawddach_Arduddwy Trail: £ Buy Now: ISBN: 1 56 0: Mike Stevens: The North Wales Castles Trail: £ Buy Now: ISBN 1.

In the th Anniversary year of the Heart of Wales Line, here is the only book on the line to be published this decade. With a history, route guide, various memories and anecdotes, along with numerous previously unpublished photographs, the book.

Having taken this trip in June my colleague and I decided to travel on it again on Thursday 29th. We Caught the from Birmingham International to Shrewsbury (£ Return Senior Railcard) and then caught the to Swansea Heart of Wales Line ( miles) (£ /5(46). Buy Heart of Wales Line Trail, The by Lumsdon, Les (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). The illustrated Heart of Wales line [Rob Gittins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Heart of Wales line is a vital public transport link for rural Wales. It is also much loved, passing through stunning scenery and great walking country.

It is therefore an ideal location for a rail-based walking trail, an idea that came about at a meeting in a pub back in The Heart Of Wales Line Travellers' Association. Formed inthis support group to The Heart of Wales Line is an organisation to try to foster more traffic on the line and to act as co-ordinating voice for all those anxious to see this very valuable social route retained.

If you are keen to walk the Heart of Wales Line Trail this year, the route book written by local lad and designer of the trail Professor Les Lumsdon includes all the maps and route descriptions for the trail. Further information about the trail and the launch is available on the Heart of Wales Line website.

Published April   Leave the words ‘Heart of Wales Line Trail’ in a comment and also make sure you subscribe and you’ll be entered in a draw to win a Heart of Wales Line Trail Guidebook. The Heart of Wales Railway Line is part of the main rail with a difference. Connecting with main line trains at Swansea and Shrewsbury, this mile line makes its way through some of the most unspoiled parts of Wales.

Simply to travel on the line is a relaxing and enjoyable experience. Don't forget the free giveaway in this video where you have the opportunity to win yourself a free Heart of Wales line trail book, a complete guide to the trail.

All you have to do is type in the. Heart of Wales Line Trail Accommodation The Heart of Wales Line Trail is a new long distance walk that weaves its way along the beautiful Heart of Wales railway Line.

This year old rural railway, mostly single track, starts in the the Shropshire Hills.