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The Welsh narrow gauge railways

by Johnson, Peter

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Published by Ian Allan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.: 1985.

StatementPeter Johnson.
SeriesRailway world special
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15154395M
ISBN 100711019770
OCLC/WorldCa59850579

Neale, Andrew. Narrow Gauge and Miniature Railways from old picture postcards. (pb) Plateway Press, , pp60, isbn 0 0 2. VG £2. Neale, Andrew. Russell. The Story of an Historic Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotive. (pb) Welsh Highland Light Railway () Ltd., , pp32, isbn 0 3 8. VG £2. Plant, K.P. The Ashover Light Railway. This second - and last - volume is an enlargement of part of James Boyd's single-volume edition of In this entirely new work, he expands solely on The Welsh Highland Railway, which was covered more cursorily in the original edition. The vision of a narrow gauge .

Narrow Gauge Railways of Wales has members. I think the title says it all! Anything from Fairbourne up to about 4ft 8 inches counts as far as gauge. Welsh narrow gauge railway takes decision to shut after Coronavirus update. By. A Tale Of Endeavour & Success is a new book from Pen and Sword, and was released in - here is our review! Featuring news from Narrow Gauge and Standard Gauge Heritage Railways, along with news from the Train Operating Companies. Plus you can now share.

Peter Johnson is a historian, journalist and photographer specialising in narrow gauge railways. As a journalist he contributed narrow gauge railway news to 44 issues of the now-defunct Railway World magazine from October until May From June until April he filed a column on the same subject to Steam Railway magazine.. As a historian he has contributed eight titles to the.   Buy Narrow Gauge Railways of North Wales First Edition by Andrew Wilson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).


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The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Gwynne as its Museum Mentor. The museum is currently housed at Wharf Station Tywyn on the Talyllyn Railway.

Loco ‘Tom Rolt’ back in service. After an extensive programme of refurbishment and general overhaul, Talyllyn Railway Loco No. 7 has now been returned to. 94 rows  The use of narrow-gauge railways in Britain declined throughout the first half of the 20th. Welsh Narrow Gauge Railways [Andrew Neale] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This book explores the world of Welsh narrow gauge railways as depicted on vintage postcards. All of the famous public railways are here as well as the 15 gauge Fairbourne and Rhyl Miniature Railways.

7 rows  The North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways (NWNGR) was a railway company that planned to Locale: Wales. Welsh Narrow Gauge Railway by J.D.C.A. Prideaux and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Welsh Narrow Gauge Railway: a Pictorial History by Prideaux, J D C a - AbeBooks.

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways stretch for 40 miles through the glorious Snowdonia National Park, allowing you to experience the magnificent scenery in comfort whilst savouring the romance of gleaming steam engines and carriages.

Peter Johnson’s first book, Rails in Wales - the Cambrian Lines, was published by Ian Allan Publishing in It set the tone for many of the books that followed, with the emphasis on a well-written text supported by a good range of gh many of the titles relate to Welsh narrow gauge railways, particularly the Festiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, there are also books.

The Quarries of the North Wales Narrow Gauge and the Welsh Highland Railways. Author: Gwynfor Pierce Jones,Alun John Richards; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Narrow gauge railroads Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Cyfrol yn dangos ôl ymchwil trylwyr yn cyflwyno gwybodaeth am 60 o chwareli llechi Is-Gwyrfai, Rhyd-ddu, Beddgelert a Meol Tryfan, sir Gaernarfon.

The Ffestiniog Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Ffestiniog) is a 1 ft 11 1 ⁄ 2 in ( mm) narrow-gauge heritage railway, located in Gwynedd, is a major tourist attraction located mainly within the Snowdonia National us: Porthmadog.

Preserved Railways in Wales such as: Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway Vale of Rheidol Railway Talyllyn Railway Welshpool and Llanfair to name a few. See List of Welsh Narrow Gauge Railways for full list Pictures of engines, stock and scenery too.

Steam and diesels welcome. Remember: Keep it Welsh and and keep it Narrow:). "The object of the experiments on the Welsh railways was to ascertain whether or not the 'Fairlie' engine increased the carrying capacity of a railway or diminished the cost of working it.

With this view two engines were put on their trial--one, the 'Little Wonder,' on the Festiniog Railway, of 2 ft. gauge, in North Wales; the other, the Author: C. Spooner. Waters, Laurence. Railways of Cardiff. Detailed study of the railways around Cardiff from to present day.

(pb) Ian Allan,pp96, isbn 0 8. VG £ Williams, J. The District Controller's View. BR Steam Operating No. 2 Chester Holyhead. Chris Arnot names the five British railways that every train lover should have on their bucket list. Chris spent months travelling on many of Britain’s loveliest narrow-gauge railways while researching his book Small Island by Little Train.

And exclusively for Country Life, he’s picked out his all time-favourite – Wales’s Ffestiniog Railway – while also naming the rest of his top five.

Lumsdon, Les and Speakman, Colin Great Walks from Welsh Railways, Sigma Leisure,pp Pb. A series of walks in Wales, all starting and finishing at stations both main line and narrow gauge. A detailed map is included for each walk.

£ Peter Johnson, an acknowledged authority on Welsh narrow gauge lines, presents a selection of colour photographs looking at both the tourist railways and also the industrial, slate lines that were once so much a feature of the North Wales countryside.

Hardback, 80 pages, 87 colour photographs. out of 5 stars "A Historical Survey of the Festiniog-Welsh Highland Railway and its Ancilliaries" Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 February This is a very readable and informative book, with many fascinating period photographs, and is recommended for anyone interested in the history of the North Welsh narrow gauge railways.5/5(2).

Household, Humphrey Narrow Gauge Railways: Wales and the Western Front, PRC,ppFirst published by Alan Sutton in Glazed boards with dw. VG/VG.

Slight rubbing to the glazed boards, three-inch grazing mark near the top right hand corner of the dw. The Welsh Highland Railway was the longest of the Welsh narrow gauge railways, running all the way from Dinas Junction to Porthmadog.

The line's origins dated back to the s when the first section of the line was opened as the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railway.

Chris Arnot is author of Small Island by Little Train: A Narrow-Gauge Adventure (AA, £). To order a copy for £ including UK p&p visit the guardian.

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway is a bit different from other railways. The journey takes about an hour, but you won't be on the train for most of the time. Find out about the narrow gauge railways of Porthmadog and how they became famous around the world with your free visitor guide.

Origins. The creation of the Welsh Highland Railway fulfilled an s vision of linking the Bays of Caernarfon and Cardigan, via Beddgelert, with a narrow gauge railway.

Its history is a blend of contradictions and complex compromises: It had been planned that its terminus would be Caernarfon, but that never happened." Welsh Narrow Gauge Railways ("Railway World" Special S.). Book Binding:Paperback / softback.

Author:Johnson, Peter. Can't find what you're looking for?. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used products are out there -. A clip from my super8 cine film record of various Welsh narrow gauge railways in the summer of