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Welsh Highland Completed

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  • Taylor, David
    Its happened at last! On Saturday the first official passenger train travelled the whole length of the Welsh Highland Railway, and over the latest stretch to
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 1, 2010
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      Its happened at last! On Saturday the first official passenger train travelled the whole length of the Welsh Highland Railway, and over the latest stretch to be finished, through the town of Porthmadog. This section includes the flat crossing over Network Rail's Cambrian line, and the street tramway section along Porthmadog's main street, to reach the Festiniog Railway's Harbour Station.

      Here are some video extracts filmed from the train (it was a dull grey day) http://www.youtube.com/user/Festshopman#p/u/0/NV8wStMtWtQ

      And here is a brief BBC news item http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-11658206

      Motive power was one of the WHR fleet of South African Garratts, NGG16 No.138.

      Dave.T



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    • David Hughes
      Wonderful, absolutely wonderful! Management had only last week mentioned the possibility of us going up there next year - how can I refuse her? David H To:
      Message 2 of 2 , Nov 1, 2010
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        Wonderful, absolutely wonderful!
        'Management' had only last week mentioned the possibility of us going up there next year - how can I refuse her?
        David H



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        Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2010 09:32:59 +0000
        Subject: [O14] Welsh Highland Completed







        Its happened at last! On Saturday the first official passenger train travelled the whole length of the Welsh Highland Railway, and over the latest stretch to be finished, through the town of Porthmadog. This section includes the flat crossing over Network Rail's Cambrian line, and the street tramway section along Porthmadog's main street, to reach the Festiniog Railway's Harbour Station.

        Here are some video extracts filmed from the train (it was a dull grey day) http://www.youtube.com/user/Festshopman#p/u/0/NV8wStMtWtQ

        And here is a brief BBC news item http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-11658206

        Motive power was one of the WHR fleet of South African Garratts, NGG16 No.138.

        Dave.T

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