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Excellent engineering example

Worth a look as the engineering of this bridge is quite remarkable. It leads to a suburb of the... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Brodie J
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 June 7, 2017
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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30 Oct 2018
“Excellent engineering example”
18 Sep 2018
“Black bride”
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River Cynon, adjacent to Meirion Street, Aberdare CF44 8NH, Wales
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Worth a look as the engineering of this bridge is quite remarkable. It leads to a suburb of the town and is a quaint village with old houses and now dominated by an industrial area.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Brodie J
Reviewed September 18, 2018

I personally have had many great times here getting smashed shout out josh blossom Blossom the pirate

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 14, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank stanworley
Reviewed June 7, 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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank deborahcare
Reviewed May 23, 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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kelvin M
Reviewed April 11, 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

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed March 10, 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

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Louise L
Reviewed January 1, 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.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Graham J
Reviewed October 19, 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank darren t
Reviewed March 31, 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

Date of experience: March 2015
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