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1st Edition - Reprinted 2001
by James I C Boyd
ISBN 0853613281
Book Hardback 336 Pages
Publisher: Oakwood Press
Series: British Narrow Gauge Railway

A reprint of this sought after title which gives the history of the important rail networks that served the Dinorwic Quarries at Llanberis. Also included in this volume are the histories of a number of smaller sytems and the Great Orme Tramway at Llandudno all told in Mr Boyd`s own inimitable style.


  • The Dinorwic Quarries and Railways
  • The Great Orme Tramway and Tramroad
  • Other Rail Systems
  • Penmaenmawr & Welsh Granite Co Ltd
  • Brundrit & Co Ltd (I'enmaen West & East Quarries)
  • Darbishires Ltd (Old and Graiglwyd Quarries)
  • Penmaenmawr Ships
  • Trefriw Area Tramways
  • Ardda Mine Tramway
  • Cae-coch (or Rhibo) Pyrite Mine, Trefriw
  • Cedryn Quarry Tramway
  • Eigiau (or Eigia) Quarry Tramway
  • Hafod-Las or the Bettwys-y-Coed Quarry
  • Moel Siabod Tramways
  • Dolwyddelan Arca Tramways
  • Bethesda Area Tramways
  • Conway Mountain Area Tramways
  • Little Orme's Head Quarry
  • North Wales Power & Traction Co Ltd
  • Wharf Tramway, Dolgarrog
  • Cowlyd Reservoir Tramway
  • Pengwern & Gwydyr Quarries Ltd
  • The Aluminium Corporation Ltd
  • Conway Valley Line - Railway Proposals
  • Llanberis Lake Railway (Rheilffordd Llyn Padarn)
  • Index to Text
  • Index to Drawings and Maps


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