New beginning for Blaenau & Trawsfynydd group

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THE Blaenau Ffestiniog & Trawsfynydd Railway Society is set for a new dawn, after members came together to vote on a fresh beginning and a new approach to returning trains to the line between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Trawsfynydd Lake Halt.

The view from the A470 road overbridge showing the surviving goods shed and siding at Maentwrog Road on June 23, 2018, looking towards Blaenau Ffestiniog. The station, a private dwelling, is located behind the photographer and can be seen over the other parapet. GARETH EVANS

The outcome of their voting on Sunday, February 3 resulted in the creation of a new trust to replace the old society and the election of a committee to help bring the project to fruition.

A new committee of eight individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds across the preservation sector and railway industry has been elected to take the project forward.

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Nigel Devereux

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