Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway an illustrated guide containing the history of the railway,a description of the route into Welshpool with notes on locomotives,rolling stock and other information by Michael Wakeman

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Published by Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Preservation Co. in Llanfair Caereinion .

Written in English

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Statementcompiled by Michael Wakeman from information supplied by Derek A.Bayliss.
ContributionsWelshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Preservation Company Limited.
The Physical Object
Pagination24p.,ill.,14cm
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18216162M

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About Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway 16 mile return journey by narrow gauge steam train through beautiful Mid Wales countryside. Opened in to link the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion, this 2 foot 6 inch narrow gauge steam railway now provides a tourist service for all the family and a welcome.

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Making the most of the wild and dramatic North Welsh countryside, a green canvas of deep forests and impressive mountains, the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway is one of Wale's greatest railways. Its route, taking passengers from Welshpool to Llanfair, is one of the British Isles' most historic rail journeys having been in operation for over.

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The engine works hard as it climbs steeply out of the market town of Welshpool, through hills, valleys and farmland, before finally running alongside the Banwy River to Llanfair Caereinion, the agricultural community that it was built to serve in Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway.

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This book is a collection of my personal favourite pictures taken on this delightful narr Released on: J The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Opening in for both passenger and goods traffic, the line fulfilled its purpose, both on a daily basis and with special trains for market days.

In the railway came under government control until when. The Welshpool Area Group will have its usual tombola to raise funds for its work at the annual Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway Steam Gala being held from Friday 30th August to Sunday 1st September The stall will be based at Raven Square.

Any offers of help will be received with open arms. From April to October, you can ride the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway along this delightful narrow-gauge heritage railway from Raven Square to Llanfair Caereinion.

It’s a 16 mile round trip which takes around 45 minutes each way. For the ultimate retro adventure, book a Driver Experience course, which allows you to take the controls.

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway: The Story of a Welsh Rural Byway (Narrow Gauge Railways) by Peter Johnson | 30 Sep Hardcover. Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway by Ralph Cartwright, R.T. Russell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About metres north of the station were exchange sidings with the narrow gauge Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway which opened for freight traffic in and closed in with a separate station serving passenger traffic until By the only remains are part of the cattle dock which has mixed gauge track embedded into concrete Local authority: Powys.

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway offers a steam train journey different to the norm. Opened inthe railway was built on the cheap and as a result its eight-mile route is full of ups, downs, twists and turns. The 2ft gauge Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway was built to convey produce from Llanfair and the surrounding countryside to Welshpool, which was the centre of a large agricultural area with buyers attending from around the country.

Opening in for both passengers and goods traffic the line fulfilled its purpose. Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Click or tap the thumbnail for a description and photograph of each listed signal box. These are, in some cases, supplemented by other related pictures of the same box, denoted by the following icons.

An investigation is underway after the incident which happened at around am on Thursday on the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway : Jonny Drury. On the 2nd September, we find ourselves visiting the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway for their annual steam gala for – our first visit to the railway on a gala weekend.

The event featured plenty of things to see, including model railways. Also based at Llanfair Caereinion were traction engines and old vehicles.

In my view, the ride on this railway is is only for steam locomotive enthusiasts. This is because the two towns Llanfair Caereinion and Welshpool have touristy actually nothing to offer. But if one is interested in the old technology and railway romance, you can enjoy the ride.

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway is about to start a massive project. The railway in Mid Wales has plans for a new workshop, shop, café and new Education Facilities.

The aim of the new plans are to try and persuade more visitors to visit the line. Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway opened in to link the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion, 2 foot 6 inch narrow gauge steam railway now provides a tourist service for all the family and a easy ride from the everyday rush and see the beautiful countryside on the journey.

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway operates heritage trains, almost all steam-hauled on eight miles of track between the farming community of Llanfair Caereinion and Welshpool, along the Banwy.

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Reviews. Write a review. Traveller rating volunteers have done a superb job. We took a picnic hopped on at Welshpool and in Llanfair tried to follow the notice board map /5(). 2 days ago  The suspension of steam-hauled passenger trains on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway (W&LLR) is to continue until at least June 5.

Following a promised review, W&LLR General Manager, Charles Spencer, said that despite the great ‘stay at home’ efforts by local communities, the Coronavirus is still very much with us in the Welshpool area.

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Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway, Welshpool: See reviews, articles, and photos of Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 7 /5().The Welshpool Area Group (supporting the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway) will be at the Winter Festival being held on Saturday 1st December from 10am to 4pm.

The stand for the group will be in the Town Hall and anyone who can lend a hand staffing the stall for an hour or two should contact Martin Rich on [email protected] & Llanfair Light Railway including Lunch.

Opened in to link the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion, this 2 foot 6 inch narrow gauge steam railway now provides a tourist service for all and is a welcome change from the .

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