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Nov 9, 2017

Railwaymen remembered in Cardiff

The Taff Vale Railway Roll of Honour at Cardiff Queen Street station lists hundreds of TVR men who served in the First World War, and now details of those who died are available on your mobile. Simply ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

scan the HistoryPoints QR codes beside the Roll of Honour to see the names and details of the TVR men who died, plus futher information about the company during the war.
   Station manager Richard Martin said: "We’re honoured to be able to remember those railway workers who gave their lives fighting for their country. They were just ordinary people like myself and my colleagues here at Queen Street and across south Wales, caught up in one of the most terrible wars in history. It’s fitting that people can now find out a bit more about those names on our Roll of Honour at Queen Street on Remembrance Sunday and at any time they are using the station.”
   The Roll of Honour is to the right after you enter through the ticket gates. The information is also available by clicking here.
   The new QR codes complement those which Arriva Trains Wales and Network Rail placed on display at Cardiff Central station to augment the names on the Great Western Railway memorial. Since then many hundreds of people have viewed our information about the GWR men who died in the First World War - details here.