Llangollen line launches ‘infill’ appeal

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A TARGETED appeal to infill a 150-yard gap in an embankment just east of the new Corwen Central station has been launched by the Llangollen Railway (LR).

The section of embankment was originally bulldozed to provide an alternative access point to the neighbouring sewage farm, but was subsequently widened in 2013 by contractors for the Corwen Flood Relief Scheme.

Corwen extension volunteers line up to illustrate the width of the section of embankment that needs infilling, and the falling slope leading up to rail level. GEORGE JONES/LRT

However, the railway elected to postpone infilling the space until now as it provided essential access for the road delivery of materials for the Corwen extension project, including the recent delivery of the refurbished Weston Rhyn signalbox.


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