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Variety is spice of life at Talyllyn…

TALYLLYN Railway’s (TR) June 15 Anything Goes gala lived up to its billing with a variety of operations encompassing steam-hauled freight trains, diesel-hauled passenger operations, and a car travelling up the line aboard a wagon!

Talyllyn engineering manager Chris Smith sits in the driving seat of his Mini as it crosses the road at Brynglas – at 90° from what one might normally expect! The train is being hauled by Ruston & Hornsby 4wDM No. 5 Midlander. CLIFF THOMAS

Highlights amid conventional service trains included works diesel Hunslet 0-4-0DM No. 9 Alf hauling a vintage train of three original TR carriages and brakevan. 

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