Talyllyn Railway
Rheilffordd Talyllyn.
Victorian Train Experience - 29th September 2011

The end of the line at Nant Gwernol as locomotive runs around its train.

Awaiting departure from Nant Gwernol with Corris Railway coach at rear.

At Abergynolwyn station the loco was detatched and run round for a second run to Nant Gwernol.
Fireman seen here awaiting signal from blockman before reversing on to train.

Coupling up at Abergynolwyn. The train then drew forward to wait for 50 mins whilst passengers had a lunch break.

View of train in Abergynolwyn station from steps of blockpost.

This station oozes atmosphere - a superb place for lunch!

Coach no.2 built by Brown Marshalls.

Coach no.3 built by Brown Marshalls.
These two were part of the original rolling stock supplied in 1866 and 1867.

Coach no.4 built by Lancaster Wagon co. Ltd in 1867 .

View from 18 seater (3 compartment) coach no.4.

Coach no.4 builders plate.

Guards van on end of train incorporates at ticket window for use at unmanned stations.

This was a really superb day out - riding in railway vehicles from the middle of the 19th century, with their original steam loco!
Nothing was too much trouble for the Talyllyn Railways staff, from on board guides, train crew to refreshment room staff - highly recommended!

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