Pontsarn Viaduct

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The Pontsarn Viaduct was built in the 1860’s to carry the Brecon and Merthyr Railway over the river was designed and built by Savin and Ward and their engineer Alexander Sunderland ( as was the Cefn viaduct ) It has 7 spans  and is an historic listed structure. It is situated in an area of natural beauty, with “the Blue Pool” and waterfall nearby. The Pontsarn Station, with its own stationmaster and porter, was once a busy link until it closed in the 1960’s.

 

 

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Rock UK Climbing Clubs

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Hop on Merthyr Tydfil’s free Saturday Hoppa bus!

Hop on Merthyr Tydfil’s free Saturday Hoppa bus!

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New Tourist Information Centre - NOW OPEN

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