Aberllefenni Corris Machynlleth Tales of the old Corris Railway Briwnant Jones
Number of Pages: 64
Many people, understandably perhaps, assume that railways consist solely of locomotives, rolling-stock and the infrastructure
to enable them to function; few seem to recognise the workforce. Apart from a handful of prominent men -financiers and engineers in the main - those who brought all the hardware to life are rarely acknowledged.
In a very small way, this booklet aims to redress a little of this imbalance by devoting some attention to a few of the personalities associated with the old Corris Railway, a narrow-gauge line now being restored in mid Wales. It also provides an opportunity to present a further and unexpected selection of photographs of former days, the majority of which have been unpublished hitherto.
The old Corris operated in the beautiful Dulas valley, along the former Merioneth-Montgomery border and midst scenery which thankfully remains largely unspoiled. Whilst never a major railway, the Corris was undoubtedly a most attractive and colourful line and, happily, there are early indications that the newly-emerging railway will continue in a similar vein.
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The Vale of Rheidol Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Cwm Rheidol) is a 1ft 11 3/4 inches (603 mm) narrow gauge heritage railway that runs for 113?4 miles (18.9 km) between Aberystwyth and Devil's Bridge in the county of Ceredigion, Wales.
Until privatisation, it was the sole steam-operated line on the nationalised British Rail network, steam traction having ceased in 1968 on all other parts of the system. Unlike some other preserved railways in the United Kingdom, the Vale of Rheidol Railway has never closed, with the exception of wartime and has operated a service for tourists through its life. The railway celebrated its centenary in 2002.
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