The Fairbourne Railway

26th June 2022

0-4-0 "Sherpa", modelled on Darjeeling & Himalayan locos, has just brought the train into Porth Penrhyn from Fairbourne.

Looking across the estuary towards Barmouth. The Ferry has just arrived and passengers are now joining the train.

The loco is uncoupled and runs around its train. Barmouth Bridge spanning the Mawddach Estuary is in the background.

Two car dmu crossing the bridge from the Barmouth direction.

Having taken coal the loco has now rejoined its train for the return trip to Fairbourne.

A view of Sherpas cab.

Leaving the terminus heading for Fairbourne.

Having uncoupled at Fairbourne the loco runs onto depot for ashpan cleaning prior to running the final trip of the day.

"Yeo" stands inside the loco shed.

"Russell" stands over the pit, currently under restoration.

A new aquisition seen on temporary bogies is a Simplex diesel which is to be regauged to 15 inch for use on works trains.