Swansea and Port Talbot Docks History

New Cut Road and Rail Bridges

Wooden double bascule railway bridge and road swing bridge over the New Cut

New Cut toll House, 1849

The swing bridge over the New Cut built in 1897 before the introduction of the trams

New Cut swingbridge from west side

Loco crossing east end of new cut swingbridge

New Cut road and rail bridges

New Cut high level rail drawbridge - note the Pillars

Replacing the swingbridge, 1962

New Cut bridge, opened 1962

The pillars that supported the high-level railway drawbridge still stand today in the River Tawe

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