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Barry Docks and Railways

Barry Railway Company.

Barry Docks and Railways

description of undertaking, 1898.

by Barry Railway Company.

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Published by Barry Railway Company in Barry .
Written in English

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  • Barry Docks and Railways.

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    Pagination16p. :
    Number of Pages16
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    Open LibraryOL17218228M

    The Barry Docks (Welsh: Dociau'r Barri) are a port facility in the town of Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, a few miles southwest of Cardiff on the north shore of the Bristol Channel. They were opened in by David Davies and John Cory as an alternative to the congested and expensive Cardiff Docks to ship coal carried by rail from the South Wales Coalfield.   The routes included formed a large part of the Barry Railway, which also built the extensive Barry Docks. Thus both are shown in detailed maps and photographs, as are the Taff Valley Railway's Penarth : Hardcover.

      Barry Dock Offices - June The railway which had played a major part in the development of the dock, did a great deal to make Barry Island a popular resort. From the s, the company persuaded P and A Campbell to run steamers from a pier built alongside the dock across the Bristol Channel, but in they started to build their own fleet. A fairly early map of Barry Dock, prior to the development of No 2 Dock, the Vale of Glamorgan line and the railway connection from Barry Station to the Island. The original road to the Island is shown - from Island Road, across Broad Street, under the railway lines and looping around the east end of the Old Harbour before accessing Plymouth.

    The Barry Railway Company was a coal pit owner developed and owned railway company, formed to provide an alternate route for the sea export of coal mined in the South Wales valleys to the existing monopoly of the Taff Vale Railway and Cardiff orated from and built from , by it had overtaken Cardiff as the largest export point of South Wales coal thanks to its greater.   Located at the entrance to Barry Docks to the east of Barry Island can be found this old breakwater, complete with a rusting railway track leading to the lighthouse at the end. Built by David Davies from onwards, Barry Docks handled vast amounts of coal from the south Wales valleys, peaking in , when over 11 million tonnes of coal and.


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Barry Docks and Railways by Barry Railway Company. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Barry Railway Company was a railway and docks company in South Wales, first incorporated as the Barry Dock and Railway Company in It arose out of frustration among Rhondda coalowners at congestion and high charges at Cardiff Docks as well the monopoly held by the Taff Vale Railway in transporting coal from the Rhondda.

The book has been a labour of love for author Barry Docks and Railways book Mills, who since boyhood, has harboured an unbridled passion for railways and how they worked. As his life unfolded he studied in great depth the history of the Barry Railway and, in particular, the infrastructure that made it tick so successfully.

This book covers the history of the railway and docks at this fascinating town, from the construction and opening of the Barry Railway and Dock in /9, through to the demise of its principal traffic, coal, in the early s, and on to the present day.5/5(1).

The Barry is another of those rarely modelled South Wales railways, which is a pity as it has many interesting locations and scenarios for the modeller.

These include: * Barry docks – not necessarily the whole lot (!), there are plenty of options for a small-space layout showing a small section of the docks. This book covers the history of the railway and docks at this fascinating town, from the construction and opening of the Barry Railway and Dock in /9, through to the demise of its principal traffic, coal, in the early s, and on to the present : £ The Passage of the Barry Dock and Railways BillThe Second Parliamentary Contest Aberdare accommodation annum appointed Archibald Hood authorised Barry Bill Barry Company Barry Dock Barry Docks Barry Island Barry Pilotage Board Barry Railway Company Barry undertaking basin Branch Bristol Channel Bute Docks Cadoxton Cardiff Docks Cardiff.

Barry Docks Offices is a council building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan in south-east Wales. It is prominently sited, overlooking the docks to the south, below the town and on a level site near Castleland Point, a promontory within Dock View Road.

Barry Docks railway station is adjacent to the building and to its rear. Barry Island breakwater, pier and railway, south Wales Two trips on the funicular railways of Hastings: the East Hill and West Hill Cliff Railways Barry Island photos Penarth Pier and the restored Pavilion in pictures, South Wales Tintern Massive, flabby fish and a big gun: A quick look around Chepstow, South Wales: in photos No matter how bad your job is.

The book not only documents the locos that were there and what happened to them but gives a very interesting illustrated history of Barry Docks itself and how it came to be what it is today. I visited Barry twice to see for myself the hundreds of engines dumped there so it brings back special memories for me.A book well worth purchasing.5/5(1).

Many railway historians and enthusiasts only know about the railways in the Barry area, because of Woodham Brothers scrap yard, where so many locomotives were rescued for r, there is a wider story to be told of the development and history of the railway and docks and John Hodge, the author of this detailed and informative Author: John Hodge.

“The Barry story is far more than the location of a once-famous scrapyard which, by the end of the s, held over two hundred condemned locomotives.

This book covers the history of the railway and docks at this fascinating town, from the construction and opening of the Barry Railway and Dock in /9, through to the demise of its principal. The Barry Dock Works, offprint, 3 folding plates, folding map, manuscript notes bound in at end, cloth, § Rimell (R.J.) History of the Barry Railway Company,plates, folding maps, original cloth, gilt, Cardiff, § Moore (D., editor) Barry: The Centenary Book, second edition, original boards, dust-jacket, Barry, ; and.

Category: Railways Continuing my #10favstructures in #buildingpassions This is the first post in a series of 10 favourite structures featured in the book ‘Building Passions I’ve added more content on John Wolfe Barry’s other projects and introduced three categories for these, railways, docks and other.

I’ve also put in more. The town of Barry developed along with the docks. And, afterwith Barry Island connected to the mainland by a causeway, Barry became a. Barry Railway Class K were T steam tank engines of the Barry Railway in South were designed by J. Hosgood and built by an American company, Cooke Locomotive and Machine Works of Paterson, New the time the Barry wanted to order these locomotives, British manufacturers already had a full order book.

Among these was the development of various methods of transport for the distribution and global export of the vast quantities of coal produced as a result.

This book does a magnificent job of recording the key elements of the history of just one of those organisations, the Barry Dock and Railway Company, later known as the Barry Railway.

This book outlines the history of Barry scrapyard at the docks with a detailed decade-by-decade record of what happened to the locomotives bought by Woodhams for scrapping in the s, 70s and 80s, with photographs of the locomotives at the yard/5(62).

This website focuses on the works of his son Henry Brunel in partnership with Sir John Wolfe Barry, who really gets the credit as project lead. His father Sir Charles Barry has many buildings on the list, including the Houses of Parliament, but no tunnels, bridges, docks or rail lines and stations.

Sir Charles was an architect, unlike the. Many railway historians and enthusiasts only know about the railways in the Barry area, because of Woodham Brothers scrap yard, where so many locomotives were rescued for r, there is a wider story to be told of the development and history of the railway and docks and John Hodge, the author of this detailed and informative volume, provides accounts of the various aspects of Brand: Pen & Sword Books.

The Taff Vale Railway (TVR) is a railway in Wales, and is one of the oldest in Wales. It operated as an independent company from untilwhen it became a constituent company of the Great Western of the TVR is still used for freight and passenger services.

Davies and a number of fellow Rhondda colliery owners came together to solve congestion both on the Taff Vale Railway and at Cardiff's Bute docks. They promoted the construction of a railway from the coalfield to a new dock facility at Barry, then a tiny hamlet.

Despite fierce opposition from the Bute faction, the dock opened in Description. A black and white photograph of Barry Docks and railway station, showing a steam ship and a sailing ship berthed side by side.‘How many Barry residents know that Barry had its own First World Wat tank or that the towns residents raised enough money to buy a Spitfire aeroplane in ’, John added.

‘Barry has a great history to tell – the docks, the railway and of course the people of Barry all made a significant contribution to the War effort, concluded Glenn /5(35).