New carriage shed construction under way at Aberystwyth

WORK began at the end of October on the foundations for Vale of Rheidol Railway’s (VoR) new carriage shed at Aberystwyth. 

This next phase of the major reconstruction of VoR’s terminus will produce a
400ft-long three-road building. 

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Completion of the new carriage shed will be followed by construction of a new ticket office and reinstatement of the footpath linking VoR’s site to the mainline station along the southern side of the new structure. 

The Vale of Rheidol Railway’s 2-6-2T No. 1213 is unhooked prior to running round its train at Devil’s Bridge on an autumnal October 27 as the 2019 running season approached a close. ROBERT FALCONER

With this development at the station progressing through the winter VoR will not be running Christmas trains this year.

Read more News and Features in the December 2019 issue of The Railway Magazine –on sale now!

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