World’s FIRST Passenger-Carrying RAILWAY Starts Operations, In SWANSEA, This Day 210-Years Ago; March 25, 1807.

by Anura Guruge

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This is so cool and PERSONAL on multiple fronts.

Swansea is my emotional home — the place that I grew up, in so many ways. I attended the University (College) of Swansea from September 1971 to June 1974. It was GREAT period of my life. I had a BALL.

Know Mumbles well. Used to go down for chips, the scenery and the seagulls that loved to steal the chips.

That whole bay, see below, has one of the largest tidal reaches in the World.

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