Category Archives: 2′ gauge

Sunshine at Bredgar

Through the woods towards Stony Shaw with Eigiau That freak October heatwave coincided with one of the 2′ gauge Bredgar & Wormshill Light Railway‘s open days, so what better way to round off the summer than an afternoon of small … Continue reading

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Amberley Rail Gala 2010

In what is becoming a bit of an annual ritual, at the weekend I took my daughter (3) to the excellent Rail Gala at Amberley Working Museum. Don’t worry, she enjoys it! Actually this year she showed a lot more … Continue reading

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There’s no school like the old school pt II

The owners of the cottage at Rhyd Ddu were clearly fans and supporters of the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways. There was a great print of K1 on the wall of the living room, and the traditional holiday cottage bookshelf … Continue reading

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Garratt spotting

One of the advantages (or disadvantages) of a cottage near the WHR is that you get to see the trains a lot. Although, with the two Garratts running the service most of the time, what you actually see is the … Continue reading

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Onward through the Aberglaslyn

On Wednesday we finally got to our proper journey on the Welsh Highland Railway, from Rhyd Ddu down to Pont Croesor. The latest extension across the farmland reclaimed from the Glaslyn estuary has only recently opened, and brings the railway … Continue reading

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