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Neath

Neath Port Talbot

Neath is a town situated in Neath Port Talbot, Wales, on the River Neath, 7 miles (11 km) of Swansea, with a population of 19,258 in 2011. Neath Castle is a Norman castle which is located in the town centre. The Welsh Rugby Union was formed at Castle Hotel and Neath Rugby Football Club, the famous "Welsh All Blacks", play at The Gnoll. There are plans to regenerate land in and around Neath town centre with the previous civic centre to be redeveloped as a new shopping centre.

The footfall at Neath station in 2018-2019 was 826,534.
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Neath Useful Information
Here’s what our Community Changemakers grants will help local groups achieve this year

Here’s what our Community Changemakers grants will help local groups achieve this year

We recently awarded over £15,000 to groups making positive changes in communities around our ...
Five top rugby landmarks on our rail network

Five top rugby landmarks on our rail network

If you love rugby, you’ve come to the right rail network. From world class rugby stadiums to ...
Swansea Bay and West Wales Metro: what you need to know

Swansea Bay and West Wales Metro: what you need to know

Imagine a future in which the South West Wales rail network is integrated with bus routes, ...
Discover art on the streets of Port Talbot

Discover art on the streets of Port Talbot

Fancy a walk that takes in work by renowned graffiti artists Banksy and Ame72 and other hot ...
Meet the rare species hiding in Skewen

Meet the rare species hiding in Skewen

  The towns and villages served by our rail network have some beautiful natural ...
1,100 community rail volunteers and six local partnerships poised to play a key role in the Wales’ recovery

1,100 community rail volunteers and six local partnerships poised to play a key role in the Wales’ recovery

Members of a grassroots movement – including in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Carmarthenshire ...
Budget boost for major valleys rail test centre warmly welcomed

Budget boost for major valleys rail test centre warmly welcomed

The announcement of the funding award in Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget speech today (March ...
Walking in Neath Port Talbot

Walking in Neath Port Talbot

Our rail network travels through some remarkable places, from historic towns to pretty ...
New active travel route on way for Neath

New active travel route on way for Neath

Neath Port Talbot Council has appointed a contractor to start work on the creation of a new ...
Moving Forward Together – Regional Transport Conference

Moving Forward Together – Regional Transport Conference

Join us to help shape the future of transport in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Neath Port ...
Love This Place – Community Bunting Challenge

Love This Place – Community Bunting Challenge

We invite you, wherever you are in the world to create and send us a piece of textile bunting ...