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    Standees on heritage railways

    We do run a standard service of between 4 and 6 coaches, depending on historic precedence to guesstimate numbers - which you can only do when people tend to turn up on spec in the last 30 minutes (as many do). The Rheidol tanks will take 7 full comfortable, giving us that flexibility and there...
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    Standees on heritage railways

    From experience on the VOR, the beach does tend to draw people away on balmy days, but our busiest day is normally a Wednesday. Two perceived reason a) people naturally expect weekends to be busier b) people tend to start holidays on a Friday or Saturday and take time to settle in or assume point a)
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    Vale of Rheidol Aberystwyth Station

    ran today no problem!
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    Vale of Rheidol Aberystwyth Station

    The Vale or Rheidol history book by Peter Johnson is due out with Pen & Sword on 30th April. The fact that the book will be well stocked at the VOR shop is more than a coincidence.....
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    How many of our Heritage Railways are in trouble?

    I totally agree and neither are we 'plagued' with 'biddies' wanting tea and gifts. I like tea and I occasionally buy gifts, it doesn't mean I have to change sex, add twenty years on my life and travel by coach to do so! There's a whole cross section of people who want to visit to experience the...
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    How many of our Heritage Railways are in trouble?

    VOR is an hour's drive from Tywyn, nearly two from Porthmadog and nearly an hour from Welshpool. That's rather a large area that is 'saturated'...! :)
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    Vale of Rheidol Aberystwyth Station

    Currently, one line has been concreted in to the new shed and most of the infrastructure cladding has been undertaken. There has been a relaying of rails on the straight before Capel Bangor over winter and the old rails are being utilised for the shed. On completion, a larger booking...
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    Vale of Rheidol Aberystwyth Station

    It's on there now! The VOR are matching the price, just saying... ;)
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    Vale of Rheidol Aberystwyth Station

    Yes, rails in the New Year after the PWay has finished replacing track at Lovesgrove straight. Following completion a new booking office/shop will be built where the old shop/yard was.
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    Settlement Association

    LLANGADOG is one of many stations sited near to a Celtic hill fort
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    Settlement Association

    The Titanic brewery is famous for its beer, made in BURSLEM
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    2019 New Track Coverage

    Swoons in horror...
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    Vale of Rheidol Aberystwyth Station

    I believe the VOR is well in excess of 60,000 visitors these days annually :)
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    Vale of Rheidol Aberystwyth Station

    No, the carriage shed is new

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