St Thomas Bridge

Bridge Street area (renamed Fabian Way)

 

Bridge Street Swansea named because of its proximity to a series of river bridges connecting St Thomas with the main town, used to be a very busy collection of modes of transport. The bridge was initially a swing mechanism carrying both road and tram traffic with gates to block traffic, this was later replaced by a straightforward road bridge. the high level railway bridge immediately adjacent was at the same time removed.

Toady it is a light and open crossing, in times past it was dirty and bustling with foot and road traffic.

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One comment on “Bridge Street area (renamed Fabian Way)

  1. Passenger traffic ceased, and the Midland Railway Station closed 25th.Sep.1950, During the 1980s, when I drove the bus route No.27. to and from Port Tennant, the area around the station, Fabian Way, Pentreguinea Rd, Kings Rd, was still reffered to as, ‘The Midland’.

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