The “coat hanger” footbridge had been erected to take pedestrians across
One was the L.N.W.R. (
The other line was of course the Mumbles Railway – originally called the
Today a few signs of the railway remain, such as Blackpill’s Junction Café with its colonnaded porch, formerly the Mumbles Railway’s electricity sub-station and the Blackpill stop. At
From the 130-tonne iron walkway of the
The two stone abutments remain, with access up the steps blocked on safety grounds, so their future survival may be in doubt. Those abutments at the Slip and the grounded footbridge on the prom are jarring reminders of what is missing.