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Caernarvon and Llanberis Railway

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Sanctioned in 1864.

Incorporated as the Carnarvon (sic) and Llanberis Railway this 9 mile line ran from the coast to villages near the foot of Snowdon and opened in 1869 in joint ownership with the London and North Western Railway (L&NWR)

The line closed in 1930 and re-opened briefly in 1932 and then used for summer excursions.

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Sources of Information

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