Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,167 pages of information and 245,637 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Bangor and Caernarvon Railway

From Graces Guide

Sanctioned in 1851.

Actually incorporated as the Bangor and Carnarvon (sic) Railway it was a 8.5 mile line between the two towns with a one mile branch to Port Dinorwic and opened in 1852.

It began at Menai Bridge Station and had twin tunnels, each 497 2/3rds long, half a mile west of Treborth Station.[1]

In 1854 it was absorbed by the Chester and Holyhead Railway (C&HR)

Sources of Information

  • Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1924/09/26