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Vale of Rheidol Railway

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The Vale of Rheidol Railway (Rheilffordd Cwm Rheidol) is a narrow gauge heritage railway, opened in 1902, 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, often colloquially known as Aber.

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Aberystwyth railway station

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

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Academic term

An academic term (or simply "term") is a portion of an academic year, the time during which an educational institution holds classes.

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Act of Parliament

Acts of Parliament, also called primary legislation, are statutes passed by a parliament (legislature).

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Afon Rheidol

Afon Rheidol (italic) is a river in Ceredigion, Wales, in length.

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Banbury Guardian

The Banbury Guardian is a local tabloid newspaper published in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

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Barbara Castle

Barbara Anne Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn, PC, GCOT (née Betts; 6 October 1910 – 3 May 2002) was a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Blackburn from 1945 to 1979, making her the longest-serving female MP in the history of the House of Commons, until that record was broken in 2007 by Gwyneth Dunwoody.

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Brecon Mountain Railway

The Brecon Mountain Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Mynydd Brycheiniog) is a narrow gauge tourist railway on the south side of the Brecon Beacons.

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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 state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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British Rail Class 98

TOPS Class 98 has been used to cover all steam locomotives used on the mainline in Britain, but also has a particular usage for the three Vale of Rheidol Railway-design 2-6-2T locomotives that remained in the ownership of British Rail (BR) after the end of mainline steam traction in August 1968.

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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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Ceredigion

Ceredigion is a county in the Mid Wales area of Wales and previously was a minor kingdom.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Davies and Metcalfe

Davies and Metcalfe Ltd was a railway equipment and locomotive manufacturer from Romiley, Manchester, England.

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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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Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog Railway (Rheilffordd Ffestiniog) is a narrow-gauge heritage railway, located in Gwynedd, Wales.

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Fifteen Guinea Special

The 1T57 'Fifteen Guinea Special' was the last main-line passenger train to be hauled by steam locomotive power on British Rail on 11 August 1968 before the introduction of a steam ban that started the following day.

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Gloucestershire Echo

The Gloucestershire Echo was, until going weekly with its October 12 2017 issue, a six-day-a-week daily newspaper produced by Gloucestershire Media, part of Local World.

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Great British Railway Journeys

Great British Railway Journeys is a BBC documentary series presented by Michael Portillo.

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Great Little Trains of Wales

The Great Little Trains of Wales is a joint marketing scheme formed in 1970 to promote some of the narrow gauge railways of Wales and encourage visitors to Wales.

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Great Western Railway

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

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Heritage railway

A heritage railway is a railway operated as living history to re-create or preserve railway scenes of the past.

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Hinterland

Hinterland is a German word meaning "the land behind" (a city, a port, or similar).

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Ian Allan Publishing

Ian Allan Publishing is a UK publisher, established in 1942, which specialised in transport 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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Lancashire Evening Post

The Lancashire Evening Post is a daily newspaper based in Fulwood, a suburb of the city of Preston, Lancashire, England.

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List of British heritage and private railways

This is a list of heritage, private and preserved railways throughout the United Kingdom and the Crown dependencies whether operational or former, for charitable purposes or shareholder profit.

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Llanidloes

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

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Manchester and Milford Railway

The Manchester and Milford Railway was a Welsh railway company, intended to connect the industrial areas of Northwest England with a deep-water port on Milford Haven, giving an alternative to the Port of Liverpool.

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Motive power depot

The motive power depot (MPD, or railway depot) is the place where locomotives are usually housed, repaired and maintained when not being used.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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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 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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Rheidol (locomotive)

Rheidol, formerly named Treze de Maio and Talybont, was a steam locomotive built by W.G. Bagnall in Staffordshire, England, in 1896.

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Single-track railway

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

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The Daily News (UK)

The Daily News was a national daily newspaper in the United Kingdom.

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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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The Yorkshire Post

The Yorkshire Post is a daily broadsheet newspaper, published in Leeds in northern England.

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TOPS

Total Operations Processing System, or TOPS, is a computer system for managing the locomotives and rolling stock (railroad cars) owned by and/or operated on a rail system.

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Tourism in Wales

Wales is an emerging tourist destination, with 8,078,900 visitors to National Trust and Wales 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 Daily Press

The Western Daily Press is a regional newspaper covering parts of South West England, mainly Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Somerset as well as the metropolitan areas of Bath and North East Somerset and the Bristol area.

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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 (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

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

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