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History Points - Tywyn Wharf railway station

Tywyn Wharf railway station. Tywyn Wharf railway station. Some visitors to this station are puzzled by the absence of any facility for ships or boats to tie up. The wharf here was where slate from Bryn Eglwys quarry was transferred from the narrow-gauge wagons of the Talyllyn Railway to the standard-gauge wagons of the Cambrian Railways.

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Talyllyn Lake – Fferm Cedris Farm Campsite

The narrow gauge Talyllyn Railway has its eastern terminus at nearby Abergynolwyn, within the parish of Tal-y-llyn, the hamlet at the end of the lake. Talyllyn is a natural 220-acre, shallow, Brown Trout Lake nestling in the southwest corner of the Snowdonia National Park and below the peak of Cader Idris.

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Talyllyn Railway - The Full Wiki

The Talyllyn Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Talyllyn) is a narrow-gauge preserved railway in Wales running for 7.25 miles (11.67 km) [1] from Tywyn on the Mid-Wales coast to Nant Gwernol near the village of Abergynolwyn.The line was opened in 1866 to carry slate from the quarries at Bryn Eglwys to Tywyn, and was the first narrow gauge railway in Britain authorised by Act of Parliament to carry ...

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Narrow Gauge Railways UK: July 2012 - blogspot

Jul 15, 2012 · The village of Abergynolwyn was originally served by an incline allowing wagons to descend from the railway on the hillside above; The terminus for the railway is 3¼ miles from Talyllyn Lake - it is unclear why the railway was so-named.

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Skarloey Railway | Thomas & Friends Wiki | FANDOM powered ...

The line was inspired by and based on the Talyllyn Railway in Wales, where the Rev. W. Awdry worked as a guard in the 1950s. Additional inspiration was taken from the Ffestiniog, Corris, Welsh Highland and Croesor railways. Every Skarloey Railway engine featured in the Railway Series, barring Duke has a counterpart on the Talyllyn Railway.

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Talyllyn Railway - Great Little Trains of Wales

The Talyllyn Railway starts from Tywyn on the Mid-Wales coast, halfway between Barmouth and Aberystwyth on the A493 road. Opened in 1865, the line, a narrow-gauge railway powered by steam locomotives, was built to carry slate from quarries in the hills.

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Tywyn Wharf railway station - Wikipedia

Tywyn Wharf railway station is the western terminus and principal station of the Talyllyn Railway in Tywyn, Gwynedd in mid-Wales.

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Talyllyn Railway - The Full Wiki

The Talyllyn Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Talyllyn) is a narrow-gauge preserved railway in Wales running for 7.25 miles (11.67 km) [1] from Tywyn on the Mid-Wales coast to Nant Gwernol near the village of Abergynolwyn.The line was opened in 1866 to carry slate from the quarries at Bryn Eglwys to Tywyn, and was the first narrow gauge railway in Britain authorised by Act of Parliament to carry ...

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Review 'Talyllyn Railway': A lovely leisurely ride on a ...

These two locos have been joined by Edward Thomas and Sir Hadyn from the nearby closed Corris Railway, Douglas and finally by Tom Rolt, built in the Talyllyn workshops. Locos and coaches are in immaculate condition and provide a lovely leisurely trip up the valley to the terminus at Nant Gwernol.

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Plan Your Visit - Talyllyn Railway

Tywyn, the Talyllyn's main terminus, is located on the Cardigan Bay coast of Wales, between Aberdyfi and Barmouth, approximately 30 miles north of Aberystwyth. Find out more. ... a Talyllyn Railway Driver Experience will be a really enjoyable and memorable occasion. Find out more. Kettles and Cream Teas.

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Timetable & Special Events - Rheilffordd Corris Railway

The museum and shop are open from 10.30am until 5.00pm on the running days shown on the timetable. Trains leave Corris Station on the hour from 11.00am to 4.00pm, (3.00pm on Santa Trains days). Round trips take 50 minutes and include a guided tour of the 140 year old engine shed and workshops at .

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Talyllyn Railway - Home | Facebook

Talyllyn Railway, Tywyn. 42K likes. Historic narrow-gauge steam railway running from through unspoilt Snowdonia. The line runs from Tywyn on the coast,...

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Talyllyn Railway - Wikipedia

The Talyllyn Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Talyllyn) is a narrow gauge preserved railway in Wales running for 7 1 ⁄ 4 miles (12 km) from Tywyn on the Mid-Wales coast to .

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Corris Railway | Thomas the Tank Engine Wikia | FANDOM ...

A new steam locomotive was built for the railway and delivered in 2005. The two surviving locomotives, plus some of the original rolling stock, are preserved on the nearby Talyllyn Railway. Trivia. The Corris Railway, as well as the Ffestiniog Railway and Snailbeach Railway, were the bases of the Mid Sodor Railway.

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Talyllyn Railway – Narrow Gauge Railway Museum

The history of the Talyllyn Railway is inextricably tied up with the history of Bryn Eglwys slate quarry. All but invisible from the main valley road, and from the present-day terminus of the Talyllyn Railway at Nant Gwernol, the quarry once employed 300 men and in its time produced 300,000 tons of slate and slabs.

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Skarloey Railway | Scratchpad | FANDOM powered by Wikia

On the fictional Island of Sodor in The Railway Series by Rev. W. Awdry, the Skarloey Railway is a narrow gauge railway which runs from the main line at Crovan's Gate to the passenger terminus at Skarloey. Beyond Skarloey the line continues to a slate quarry. The railway is run by the Thin Controller. Its chief engineer is Mr Ivo Hugh. The line was inspired and based on the Talyllyn Railway in ...

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Timetable & Special Events - Rheilffordd Corris Railway

The museum and shop are open from 10.30am until 5.00pm on the running days shown on the timetable. Trains leave Corris Station on the hour from 11.00am to 4.00pm, (3.00pm on Santa Trains days). Round trips take 50 minutes and include a guided tour of the 140 year old engine shed and workshops at .

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Tywyn – Travel guide at Wikivoyage

Tywyn (formally Towyn) is a town and seaside resort in Gwynedd, Wales.Tywyn sits on the Cardigan Bay shoreline of Mid Wales and is surrounded by the green valleys and hills of Bro Dysynni, which form the south-western corner of the Snowdonia National Park.It is most famous as the home of the Talyllyn Railway, and also as the location for an early Marconi radio transmitting/receiving station.

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Talyllyn Railway - Garth Holiday Park

Talyllyn Railway Only 20 Minutes away from Garth Holiday Park, Talyllyn Railway is a great day out for the whole family. A great option is to park up at Abergynolwyn, getting a return train to Dolgoch station which is a popular stopping-off place for passengers to visit the adjacent falls.

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