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Brecon Mountain Railway

The 1ft 11.5ins. line runs from Pant, 3 miles North of Merthyr Tydfil, to Torpantau following part of the route of the original Brecon & Merthyr Railway which closed in 1964. The journey takes you into the Brecon Beacons National Park, through Pontsticill and along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservior before climbing to Torpantau high in the Brecon Beacons and the summit of the original line.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


Pant Station Merthyr Tydfil Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2DD

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Open days

Tue-Thu, Sat-Sun & BHol 13-25 Feb, 7 Apr-24 May, 1 Oct-4 Nov; Sat-Sun 3-25 Mar; Daily 27 Mar-5 Apr, 26 May-7 Jun, 30 Jun-6 Sep. Daily (ex Fri) 9-28 Jun, 8-30 Sep.


By Bus: 35

By Rail: Merthyr Tydfil / 6 miles

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