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Created 1-Apr-11
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A large colliery and washery visited several times in the 1980s. The washery remains open, with an open cast mine alongside. In 2007 the site handles approx 900,000 tonnes of coal per year. 450,000 coming from the Selar site, 350,000 from Nant Helen site and approx. 100,000 from Margam Of the 900,000 tonnes 500 - 600,000 tonnes goes to Aberthaw Power station, 150,000 tonnes to Domestic customers, 150,000 to specialised industrial markets and 50 - 70,000 to export. About 200,000 tonnes is despatched by road and the remainder by rail.

4wh crane and 4wh coach @ Onllwyn Colliery 86-04-27 � Paul Bartlett [1]

4wh crane and 4wh coach @ Onllwyn Colliery 86-04-27 � Paul Bartlett [1]

4wh crane and 4wh coach @ Onllwyn Colliery 86-04-27 � Paul Bartlett [2w]

4wh crane and 4wh coach @ Onllwyn Colliery 86-04-27 � Paul Bartlett [2w]

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07005 16T riveted mineral Internal user @ Onllwyn Colliery 86-04-27 � Paul Bartlett w

07005 16T riveted mineral Internal user @ Onllwyn Colliery 86-04-27 � Paul Bartlett w

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360354 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett [1w]

360354 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett [1w]

360354 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett [2w]

360354 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett [2w]

360783 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett w

360783 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett w

361388 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett w

361388 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett w

361669 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett w

361669 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett w

361728 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett w

361728 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett w

361976 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett w

361976 HEA @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett w

B333320 = 104 @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett [1w]

B333320 = 104 @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett [1w]

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B333320 = 104 @ Onllwyn Colliery 92-07-18 © Paul Bartlett [2w]

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
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Keywords:Mineral wagon, NCB, NCB Mineral, Onllwyn, Onllwyn colliery, colliery