Narrow Gauge

Branch Lines around Porthmadog 1954-94

ISBN:978 1 873793 31 2
First Published:01 June 1994
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 album is intended to illustrate the changes that have taken place in recent years on a railway that pioneered narrow gauge technology, led the world in its application and then slowly died. Many stages in its resuscitation are shown, as are the features which have helped to put it amongst the top tourist meccas in Wales.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Blaenau Ffestiniog (GWR)1
Porthmadog WHR2-4
Portmadoc Harbour (1954-73)5-17
Porthmadog Harbour (1974-94)18-24
Boston Lodge Works25-42
Boston Lodge Halt43-47
Plas Halt65
Tan y bwlch66-75
Campbells Platform77-78
Moelwyn Tunnel87-90
Llyn Ystradau91-97
Blaenau Ffestiniog (FR)109-120

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