The last of 4 stations built for the local area and offering trains to Swansea, Cardiff Central, London Paddington and Manchester Piccadilly, Neath railway station has been serving the community since it was rebuilt in 1974.
With a population of over 50,000, Neath is situated on the River Neath and is bordered by Swansea, Powys and Bridgend. Visitors to the town might be impressed by the long list of notable residents and natives, which have included singers like Bonnie Tyler and Katherine Jenkins, as well as 7-time Academy Award nominated actor Richard Burton.
And if you’re looking for things to do in Neath, why not visit Neath Rugby Club and find out if the team they call ‘The Welsh All Blacks’ live up to their reputation? If sport isn’t your thing, you might want to take a boat ride along the serene Neath and Tennant Canal.