North Wales Steam Lines
Take a circular tour around North Wales from Chester to Llandudno via Llangollen, Bala, Barmouth, Pwllheli, Caernarvon, Holyhead + Bangor in the glorious days of steam. Rediscover Dee Valley stations and halts before closure, visit the Penrhyn narrow gauge system, cross the Mawddach Estuary, go north through Barmouth + all stations to Portmadoc + Afon Wen and much more!
Full description from the producer:
Jim Clemens Collection Volume 6.
A video film of a circular tour around North Wales from Chester to Llandudno via Llangollen, Bala, Barmouth, Pwllheli, Caernarvon, Holyhead and Bangor.
Featuring 75xxx, 63xx and pannier tanks, the line through the Dee Valley via Llangollen shows all stations and halts before the whole route was closed.
Plenty of activity at Bala Junction including scenes at Bala Town and the route to Blaenau.
Continue via Dolgellau and Penmaenpool to Morfa Mawddach.
North now through Barmouth and all stations to Portmadoc and Afon Wen with GW and Standard classes.
A quick visit to Pwllheli before continuing to Caernarvon via Ynys.
Then Bangor to Holyhead with a return journey on the Almwch branch.
Returning to Bangor and a visit to the Penrhyn narrow gauge system.
Eastwards and the Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog branch.
There is also a look at the Corwen – Ruthin – Denbigh line by DMU and archive film of the famous Land Cruise train via Afon Wen and Corwen.
Filmed mainly in colour from 1959 to 1966, a memorable record of the time steam reigned in this part of North Wales.
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