Country Railway Routes

Porthmadog to Blaenau

40 years of Festiniog Railway revival

ISBN:978 1 873793 50 3
First Published:01 April 1995
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history

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This volume gives a more detailed insight into the problems facing those embarking on the revival of this unique narrow gauge railway than was possible in Branch Lines around Porthmadog 1954-94. Also illustrated more fully are some of the novel solutions to the difficulties, the photographs being specially selected to show alterations and improvements to the infrastructure in transition.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Porthmadog (FR)12-17
Boston Lodge Works18-38
Boston Lodge Halt39-40
Minffordd Yard49-55
Plas Halt61
Tan y bwlch62-69
Campbells Platform71-73
Moelwyn Tunnel83-92
Llyn Ystradau93-102
Blaenau Ffestiniog (FR)115-121

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