Vale of Rheidol Railway






Dates

22/12/1902Vale of Rheidol Railway
Aberystwyth Smithfield opened.
31/07/1925Vale of Rheidol Railway
Aberystwyth opened.
31/07/1925Vale of Rheidol Railway
Aberystwyth Smithfield replaced by Aberystwyth.
31/08/1939Vale of Rheidol Railway
Aberystwyth closed.
23/07/1945Vale of Rheidol Railway
Aberystwyth re-opened.
17/04/1968Vale of Rheidol Railway
Aberystwyth rebuilt by main station.
06/11/1988Vale of Rheidol Railway
Aberffrwd closed

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.







When expertly handled, oil-firing should be virtually smoke-free, but fortunately for the photographer this is not always the case! No. 9 Prince of ...
Bill Jamieson 29/05/1984
During the early 1980s all three VoR locos had historic liveries applied and, in the case of No. 9 Prince of Wales, it was the original VoR ...
Bill Jamieson 02/04/1977
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Scene at Aberffrwd on the Vale of Rheidol in July 1981. The passing loop had been removed at that time but seems now to have been reinstated. ...
Colin Miller /07/1981
...and you! Scene at Aberffrwd on the Vale of Rheidol line in July 1970. ...
Ian Dinmore /07/1970
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The water tank at Nantyronen on the Vale of Rheidol line, used to replenish locomotives on the very demanding rising gradient when working towards ...
David Pesterfield 30/05/2012
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The new westbound platform at Capel Bangor in May 2012, seen from the 10.30 Vale of Rheidol service to Devils Bridge. ...
David Pesterfield 30/05/2012
No 7 approaching Capel Bangor on the Vale of Rheidol line with a train for Devils Bridge in September 1988. ...
Ian Dinmore 07/09/1988
Llywelyn was given a lined blue livery in 1978, but this only lasted three years before the decision was made to apply ^historical^ liveries to ...
Bill Jamieson 02/04/1983
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The last of the VoR locos to lose BR blue was No. 7, which reverted in 1983 to a variation on lined BR green . However the name and number plates ...
Bill Jamieson 04/11/1988
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VoR No 8 works hard as it rounds the final harsh rising curve shortly before reaching Devils Bridge with the 10.30 ex Aberystwyth working. A vintage ...
David Pesterfield 30/05/2012
Vale of Rheidol No 8 lays over in the headshunt at Devils Bridge for some 30 minutes before running round the rake of carriages to form the 12.00 ...
David Pesterfield 30/05/2012
A view of the Vale of Rheidol Devils Bridge terminus looking towards the station throat from the buffer stops on 18th September 2016. ...
Mark Bartlett 18/09/2016
Scene on the Vale of Rheidol Railway in 1974 near Devils Bridge. ...
Ian Dinmore //1974
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