Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Operations

FR Vintage Weekend 2005 - 15/10/05 & 16/10/05

Pictures taken by Bill during the Weekend on the FR in October.

Saturday 15 October
On shed at the start of the weekend At Port. Panda gets Palmerston read to go Chris and Roger get ready to depart Port
Palmerston sets off from Port Train at Bryn Madog Panda shovelling as train drifts around Cei Mawr
Charriot of the day Bill sits on the Charriot while Apprentice walks down the train Chris, Apprentice, Roger, Diller and William at DDualtt waiting for the down train.
Alex on Tal at TYB Paul Martin arrives of ME at TYB 'Cocky' on ME passed Eric at Minffordd
Tal on down train passes Palerston in TYB sidings Bill and Roger at TYB Quite moment at TYB. Palmerston stands idle in the siding
Paul Turner arrives on ME at TYB ME takes water at TYB ... and again
Musical interlude at TYB. Bonde and Roger go through their repetoir Gravity Slate Train approaches ... and again
... and again Palmerston now attached to the front of the down train. Roger entertains the ladies at TYB Membaar looks out as the train approaches Minffordd
Prince and Palmerston wait at Minffordd for an up train 
Sunday 16 October
Alex lights up Palmerston You can just about make out ME being cleaned as the smog from Palmerston engulfs the shed Hard to tell, but I think it's ME, Palmerston, DLG and Tal being cleaned on shed
Price and Tal break free from the smog and cross the cob to Port DLG and ME arrive at Port of the photo lineup Price, ME and Tal await the rest of the engines to arrive at Port
ME and Tal at Port Prince, ME and Tal again Prince, Livingston Thompson, DLG, ME and Tal
Prince, Palmerston, Livingston Thompson, DLG, ME and Tal ... and again Tal on uptrain... now shunted into the down platform
Alex arrives on Palmerston with the Slate Waggons Guess who is firing? Alex depart TYB... where you going Shrewsbury?
... and again Palmerston in Dduallt siding waiting to join the down train Alex at the ground frame at DDuallt
Bonde on Palmerston Emily firing ME at TYB 

Information last updated 28 April 2015

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