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Robertstown Tramway Bridge

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Roberts town old iron tramway bridge

This bridge is one of the oldest bridges in the UK. It is all in its original condition. It is just... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
deborahcare
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Aberdare, United Kingdom
History on our Doorstep

Must admit never realised that Tripadvisor had the local piece of history listed. I have walked... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Kelvin M
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Aberdare, United Kingdom
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14 Jun 2017
“not worth a visit”
7 Jun 2017
“Roberts town old iron tramway bridge”
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River Cynon, adjacent to Meirion Street, Aberdare CF44 8NH, Wales
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

as i live within half a mile of this and see it most days the photo makes it look better than it is the only people i would that may find it worth a visit would be someone interested in the history of it

Thank stanworley
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This bridge is one of the oldest bridges in the UK. It is all in its original condition. It is just off the main aberdare bypass road. The bridge would of been used for horse drawn carts to transport goods like iron or coal to...More

1  Thank deborahcare
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Must admit never realised that Tripadvisor had the local piece of history listed. I have walked along the old Tramway starting opposite the railway station and then walking up the old tram-road. I have done it a few times ending up crossing the old iron...More

Thank Kelvin M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

i have always used this bridge when i was a kid and i went for a bike ride and when i was taking my neice and nephew on their bikes

Thank Ambulanceboi
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I live near here and regularly walk along the tram road past the iron bridge. Would be a great little walk if it was not for the huge amount of litter, dog poo, Tesco's trollies lining the way. Also the dog poo bags which are...More

2  Thank Louise L
Reviewed 2 January 2016

It is not just the Iron bridge at Robertstown it is the whole history of the rail line that passes over the bridge and extends southwards where much of the foundation stones are still evident.

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 19 October 2015

if you like going for walks this is the place to go, there is great views of the river and the wild life

Thank darren t
Reviewed 31 March 2015

The cast iron bridge across the River Cynon between Trecynon and Robertstown, on the outskirts of Abedare, is one of , if not THE oldest surviving ‘railway’ bridge in the world. It has an inscription ‘Abernant 1811’. It was built by the Aberdare Canal &...More

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