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Transport
 
  Transport developments in the Upper Swansea Valley  
 

In the Victorian period new industries grew and developed in the valley, and people moved around to work in these industries.
None of this would have been possible without changes and developments in the transport in the area.
Select from the topics below to view pages on some of these developments.

 
     
  Tramways of the valley and the Forest of Brecon Tramway drawing
 

Linking up canal, mine and ironworks
The Forest of Brecon Tramroad
Hauling lime along the tramroad
An extension to the tramroad

  The Swansea Canal
 

 

 
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