Pontypool, Caerleon and Newport Railway
and Newport Railway
The Pontypool, Caerleon & Newport Railway was incorporated on 5 July 1865 by the Pontypool Caerleon and Newport Railway Act.
Connecting Pontypool and Newport
On 21 December 1874 the line was opened from Pontypool North Junction to Panteg Junction.
The 9¾ miles of railway passed to the Great Western Railway on 13 July 1876.
Passenger stations existed at:
- Newport High Street
- Lower Pontnewydd (at Station Road, Pontnewydd)
- Pontypool Road, opened on 1 March 1909.
The line remains in use today as a section of the Welsh Marches Line.