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Bangor and Caernarvon Railway

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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

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1924/09/26