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Anglesey

  • (Historical) Holyhead Breakwater Railway – Distance: 1.2 miles (1.9km) – Gauge: 15″ (38cm) See wiki article on Holyhead Breakwater here and more historical information here www.2d53.co.uk
    We currently cannot find any information (22/08/2019) as to progress on this railway line.

 

Bridgend

Cardiff

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Carmarthenshire

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  • Gwili Railway – Bronwydd – Steam Locos: 3 + 4 – Distance: 2½ miles (4km) – Gauge: 4’8½” (142cm)
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Ceredigion

Funicular
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  • Teify Valley Railway – Henllan – Steam Locos: 2 + 1 – Distance: 1½ miles (2.4km) – Gauge: 1’11½” (60cm)
  • Vale of Rheidol Railway – Aberystwyth – Steam Locos: 2 + 1 – Distance: 11.75 miles (19km) – Gauge: 1’11½” (60cm)

 

Conwy

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Funicular
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Tramway

 

Denbighshire

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  • Llangollen Railway – Llangollen – Steam Locos: 1 + 1 – Distance: 7½ miles (12km) – Gauge: 4’8½” (142cm)
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  • Dibleys Nursery Garden Railway (Information at bottom of linked page) – Rhydymeudwy, Ruthin – Steam: 1 – Distance: 600yds Gauge: 7¼ (18cm) – Now (2019+) only used for family events
  • Rhyl Miniature Railway – Steam Locos: 5 + 1 – Distance: 1 mile (1.6 km) – Gauge: 15″ (38cm)

 

Gwynedd

Rack & Pinion
  • Snowdon Mountain Railway – Llanberis – Steam Locos: 4 – Distance: 4½ miles (7½km) – Gauge: 2’7½” (80cm)
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  • Bala Lake Railway – Llanuwchllyn – Steam Locos: 5 – Distance: 4½ miles (7.2km) – Gauge: 1’11½” (60cm)
  • Fairbourne Steam Railway – Fairbourne – Steam Locos: 4 – Distance: 2 miles (3.2 km) – Gauge: 12¼” (31cm)
  • Ffestiniog Railway – Porthmadog – Steam Locos: 8 + 3 – Distance: 13½ miles (21.7 km) – Gauge: 1’11½” (60cm)
  • Llanberis Lake Railway – Llanberis – Steam Locos: 3 – Distance: 2½ miles (4 km) – Gauge: 1’11½” (60cm)
  • Talyllyn Railway – Tywyn – Steam Locos: 6 – Distance: 7.25 miles (11.8 km) – Gauge: 2’3″ (69cm)
  • Welsh Highland Railway – Caernarfon – Steam Locos: 5 + 3 – Distance: 25 miles (km) – Gauge: 1’11½” (60cm)
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Under construction*

 

Merthyr Tydfil

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Monmouthshire

Static
  • The Old Station – Tintern – Static Cariages housing site reception and shop

Newport

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Pembrokeshire

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Powys

Funicular
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Swansea

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Torfaen

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Vale of Glamorgan

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Wrexham

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Spectacular Main Line Journeys

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  • Heart of Wales Line – Swansea – Shrewsbury – Modern Locos – Distance: 121 miles (195km)
  • Welsh Riviera – Cruise through ancient landscapes and majestic wood-clad hills and alongside the beaches and cliff tops of the stunning Cambrian Coast

 

Railway Museums

Railway Heritage Buildings

 

Railways just over the Welsh Border

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Miniature & Historic Railway Related Links

Aberystwyth Funicular Railway
Bala Lake Railway
Brecon Mountain Railway
Centre for Alternative Technology Cliff Railway
Festiniog Railway
Llangollen Station
Tal y Llyn Railway
Teifi Valley Railway

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