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Llanfyllin Branch Line


Llanfyllin. Bryngwyn Halt. Llanfechain, Llansantffraid. Carreghofa Halt Llanymynech

1876 map of Llanymynech showing the railway tracks.

Source Ken Owen

1901 map showing the railway tracks around Llanymynech. Note the original track in front of the rock sidings has been cut and dismantled and a spur has been added to the Nantmawr branch line to join the original track to Llanfyllin.

Source Ken Owen

Nice photo of Llanymynech station

Source Branch Lines Around Oswestry by Vic Mitchell and Keith Smith

Lovely photo of Carreghofa Halt with the double bridge carrying the road and the canal in the background.

Source Ken Owen

Nice photo of Carreghofa Halt taken from the road bridge. The halt sign is preserved in the Cambrian Railway Museum in Oswestry.

Source Ken Owen

Excellent view from the train of Llansantffraid station looking west. Note the station sign which the auther knows is preserved and in the basement of a house. Negotiations are ongoing to recover the sign (Nov 2017)

Source Ken Owen

Great photo taken from the train looking west at the back of the railway cottages and the old mill (Now Wynnstay Farmers mill)

Source Ken Owen.

Plan of the railway at Llansantffraid.

Source Ken Owen

Nice photo of the east level crossing at Llansantffraid prior to the river Vyrnwy bridge. Note the Toll Cottage on the left and the small signal box on the right(No 6 on plan above) which had been salvaged and stored at the Cambrian Railway Museum yard at Oswestry but sadly was recently destoyed in an arson attack.

Source Ken Owen

1949 map showing the railway through Llansantffraid.

Source Ken Owen

Nice photo of Llanfechain station. Date not known. This station was where Ken Owens mother met his father on the railway in the 1940's.

Source Ken Owen

Anther photo of Llanfechain station looking east from the road bridge.

Source Ken Owen

Jan 1965 photo of Ken Owen (then 16years old)
standing under the Llanfechain sign on the day before Beechings closure of the railway. The photographer was his dad (Jim Owen) who met his Mum while driving the steam engine through this station. (Ahhhh)

Source Ken Owen

Another good photo from the train in September 1956.

Source R.M.Casserley.

1901 map showing the Bryngwyn Halt.

Source Ken Owen

1964 view looking east towards Llanymynech

Nice photo of Llanfyllin Station

1939 photo of Llanfyllin. Note the camping coach (GWR) with CAMPCOACH) on the side of it

Source Branch Lines Around Oswestry (Vic Mitchell and Keith Smith)
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