Most people in Cynon Valley when you mention the Abernant to Merthyr tunnel they say the Cwmbach tunnel but let’s not forget this section of the railway and its historical importance the railway was authorised by Act of Parliament on 3 August 1846.
Most will remember Storm Callum that struck in October 2018 some will not want to remember as it was bad if you were one of the many residents who unfortunately had floodwater in their property flooding was widespread throughout Cynon Valley with roads blocked the A465 Heads of the Valleys road c
The purpose of the Abercwmboi Photo Archive Project is to tell the story of Cap Coch and Abercwmboi through photographs of the people and places that have made this village.
A local history group has been formed and through them a collection of images and photographs are being built. Abercwmboi has a strong industrial history but it also has a rich cultural, commercial and rural heritage.