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Nostalgic scenes on the Mid-Wales line from Moat Lane Junction through Llanidloes, Rhayader, Three Cocks Junction, Pantydwr and Builth Wells are seen on this long closed line.
Thankfully he had the forsight to record the lines of this area when steam still reigned supreme. The Cambrian system is probably only second to the Somerset and Dorset in popularity with enthusiasts.Steam returned to Cambrian metals in 19 so here is the chance to see it when steam arrived on every train.We travel from Whitchurch in the east to Aberystwyth in the west calling at Barmouth, Dovey Junction and Borth to see local trains and the famous “Cambrian Coast Express”.The dial is free from chips and has GWR enamelled below the XII position as well as the makers name.The good quality Nickel case has matching numbers 230 to all parts and the back of the case has GWR hand engraved onto it and the number 2029 machine engraved, the numbered movement 328340 is fully signed Lancashire Watch Co Ltd Prescot & London and the records show that this was made with 4 pairs of extra jewels and supplied to the GWR on the 15th March 1900.
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The locos of the early `60s were Standard and Ivatt designed but we also see six different Manors and the Talylynn special hauled by 78 in GWR livery.