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Vale of Rheidol Railway

The Vale of Rheidol Railway (Rheilffordd Cwm Rheidol) is a narrow gauge heritage railway that runs for between Aberystwyth and Devil's Bridge in the county of Ceredigion, Wales. [1]

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Aberffrwd railway station

Aberffrwd railway station is a railway station serving Aberffrwd in Ceredigion in Mid-Wales, and is an intermediate stop on the preserved Vale of Rheidol Railway.

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Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales.

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Aberystwyth railway station

Aberystwyth railway station is a railway station serving the seaside and university town of Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales.

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Act of Parliament

An Act of Parliament is a statute enacted as primary legislation by a national or sub-national parliament.

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Afon Rheidol

The Afon Rheidol (River Rheidol) is a river in Ceredigion, Wales.

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Bay platform

In the UK and Australia, a bay platform is a dead-end railway platform at a railway station that has through lines.

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Brecon Mountain Railway

The Brecon Mountain Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Mynydd Brycheiniog) is a narrow gauge tourist railway that runs through the Brecon Beacons along the full length of the Pontsticill Reservoir and uphill passing the nearby upper (Pentwyn) reservoir to Torpantau.

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British narrow gauge railways

There were more than a thousand British narrow gauge railways ranging from large, historically significant common carriers to small, short-lived industrial railways.

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British Rail

British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the operator of most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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Cambrian Railways

Cambrian Railways owned of track over a large area of mid-Wales.

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Capel Bangor railway station

Capel Bangor railway station is a railway station serving Capel Bangor in Ceredigion in Mid-Wales.

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Carmarthen

Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin) is a community in, and the county town of, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Ceredigion

Ceredigion is a county in Mid Wales.

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Coaching stock of the Vale of Rheidol Railway

The Vale of Rheidol Railway is operated using coaching stock built between 1923 and 1938 by the Great Western Railway at Swindon.

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Devil's Bridge railway station

Devil's Bridge railway station is a railway station serving Devil's Bridge in Ceredigion in Mid-Wales.

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Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion

Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach, lit. "The bridge on the Mynach") is a village in Ceredigion, Wales.

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Grade (slope)

The grade (also called slope, incline, gradient, pitch or rise) of a physical feature, landform or constructed line refers to the tangent of the angle of that surface to the horizontal.

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Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the midlands, the south-west and west of England and most of Wales.

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Heritage railway

A heritage railway is a railway kept to carry living history rail traffic in order to re-create or preserve railway scenes of the past.

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Ian Allan Publishing

Ian Allan Publishing is a UK publisher, established in 1942, which specialises in transport magazines and books.

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James Szlumper

Sir James Weeks Szlumper JP DL PJGD (1834 – 27 October 1926), was an English civil engineer.

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List of British heritage and private railways

This is a list of heritage, private and preserved railways in and throughout the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands that are privately owned, kept or preserved, built, constructed and run for railway heritage and/or profit, not necessarily providing a meaningful public transportation service.

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Llanidloes

Llanidloes is a town along the A470 road and B4518 road in Powys, within the historic county boundaries of Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn), Wales.

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Locomotives of the Vale of Rheidol Railway

The Vale of Rheidol Railway, which runs from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge (Wales), opened in 1902, and was later operated by the Cambrian Railways, Great Western Railway and British Rail before being 'privatised' in 1989 and run as a heritage railway operation (though arguably it had operated as a Heritage Railway operation since the mid-1930s, when the GWR withdrew freight services and winter passenger services, rendering the railway wholly reliant on the tourist trade).

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Manchester and Milford Railway

The Manchester and Milford Railway was a grand railway scheme supported by the London and North Western Railway to connect the industrialised Northwest England, Manchester and the Midlands with the deep-water West Wales port of Milford Haven, thereby giving an alternative to the Port of Liverpool in reaching North America.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (or narrow-gauge railroad) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the of standard gauge railways.

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Phyllis Rampton Narrow Gauge Railway Trust

The Phyllis Rampton Narrow Gauge Railway Trust is a British charity which is registered with the British Charity Commission as 292240 under the classification of "Education/Training Environment/Conservation/Heritage".

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Plynlimon and Hafan Tramway

The Plynlimon and Hafan Tramway was a gauge narrow gauge railway in Cardiganshire (now Sir Ceredigion) in Mid Wales.

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Privatisation of British Rail

The privatisation of British Rail (BR) was the process by which ownership and operation of the railways of Great Britain passed from government control into private hands.

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Single-track railway

A single-track railway is a railway where trains travelling in both directions share the same track.

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Standard gauge

The standard gauge (also Stephenson gauge after George Stephenson, International gauge or normal gauge) is a widely used railway track gauge.

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The Railway Magazine

The Railway Magazine is a monthly British railway magazine, aimed at the railway enthusiast market, that has been published in London since July 1897.

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Tourism in Wales

Wales is an emerging tourist destination, with 8,078,900 visitors to National Trust and Welsh Tourist Board destinations in 2002.

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Transport Act 1947

The Transport Act 1947 (c. 49) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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W. G. Bagnall

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Western Region of British Railways

The Western Region was a region of British Railways from 1948.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Cwm Rheidol Railway, Devil's Bridge Railway, Rheidol Railway, Rheilffordd Cwm Rheidol, Rheilffordd Dyffryn Rheidol, Vale of Rheidol, Y Lein Fach.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vale_of_Rheidol_Railway

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