Great North Of Scotland Railway Carriages GNSR GNoSR
The Vale of Rheidol Railway

Great North Of Scotland Railway Carriages GNSR GNoSR

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Great North Of Scotland Railway Carriages GNSR GNoSR



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The Great North of Scotland Railway was a compact system which served the north east corner of Scotland from its headquarters in Aberdeen. Its coaching stock reflected the Company’s chequered development and the perpetual need to keep expenditure to a minimum. Progress in coach design lagged behind many other parts of the country. The majority of passengers were still being conveyed in 4- and 6-wheelers at the time of the grouping, but the bogie coaches for more important services were among the best appointed of their time. The size of the Company, and the survival of many drawings at its works at Inverurie, has meant that it has been possible in one volume to trace the development of the Company’s coaching stock from the beginning until the grouping in 1923. Many withdrawn coach bodies found new uses on the farms in the area and this has brought life to the study. A range of other original sources has been consulted and several years spent on research to ensure that the complete story is presented. 
144 pages hardback.

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Item location: Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, United Kingdom


About Us

The Vale of Rheidol Railway (WelshRheilffordd Cwm Rheidol) is a 1ft 11 3/4 inches (603 mmnarrow gauge heritage railway that runs for 11 3?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. 

The Railway is a charity, meaning the income it generates goes back into the railway, to aid in restoration and running of the steam locomotives. Buying through our online giftshop enables you to get the product you want but also donate to the railway and keep it alive.
 


 
Geraint Roberts
Vale of Rheidol Trading Ltd
Park Avenue
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 1PG
United Kingdom

Company registration number: 9146470
VAT number: GB 489240712

 

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