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19-23.06.17


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Fenced in on all sides !!
This was taken at Devils Bridge in Wales.
The station is the last one on the Rheidol line from Aberystwyth - the journey lasts about an hour and is full of interesting views.


Travelling on the Vale of Rheidol Railway is the finest way to explore the stunning Rheidol Valley. Opened in 1902, the railway has been delighting passengers young and old for over a century.

Feel the wind in your hair in one of the Open Summer Carriages or watch the scenery passing by from the comfort of our First Class Observation Saloons. See the countryside change as you travel through wide open fields and meadows, woodland and rugged mountain scenery, the line twisting and turning as it clings to the hillside. Alight at one of the recently restored intermediate stations and explore the many walks the valley has to offer. Listen to the sound of a powerful narrow gauge steam locomotive working hard to climb 700ft (200m) in the 11¾ miles from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge.

Birds of prey such as Red Kite and Buzzards are regularly seen soaring high above the valley floor and breath taking views can be enjoyed by all.

The line is a masterpiece of engineering, opened in 1902 to carry lead ore, timber and passenger traffic. The narrow track gauge allows the railway to follow the contours of the terrain with many sharp curves and steep gradients which add to the railway's charm.

Clémentine Sibille Hanin, Elbertinum, Les's Photography AKA aligeeach, Nicole Merdrignac and 19 other people have particularly liked this photo


22 comments - The latest ones
 Cold War Warrior
Cold War Warrior
Must get up there!
2 years ago.
 Danielle
Danielle club
ADMIRABLE et j'aime le texte aussi !!!!
2 years ago.
 Martine
Martine
Une belle antiquité et un commentaire passionnant.
2 years ago.
 HappySnapper
HappySnapper club
Great restoration Job and a Tourist delight. Nice shot Jeff.
2 years ago.
 S Drury
S Drury club
Hello Jeff what a smashing shot and saved in fav's by me

wishing you an HFF here also

Best wishes ... Steve
2 years ago.
 Dave Roberts 2014
Dave Roberts 2014
I had a trip on that when I was very young, great capture Jeff.

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2 years ago.
 Dave Roberts 2014
Dave Roberts 2014
Thank you for posting this excellent image into the group it is reflecting beautifully as the Sun shines in The Little Pond on Ipernity
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2 years ago.
 Erhard Bernstein
Erhard Bernstein club
HFF!
2 years ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
HFF for a terrific shot Jeff, I have this trip on my bucket list
2 years ago.
 Ecobird
Ecobird club
An excellent capture Jeff and I love your notes, - you sound really enthusiastic about the train and the area. This goes on my 'to do' list too. One for Rog to plan I think! HFF and have a great weekend
2 years ago.
 Tanja - Loughcrew
Tanja - Loughcrew club
HFF dear Jeff...you really enjoyed your trip! Glad to read this ;)
2 years ago.
 Nitro76
Nitro76
HFF Jeff. Amitiés, Richard
2 years ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Beautifully captured Jeff. Thank you for the info.
HFF and a nice weekend.
2 years ago.
 Gudrun
Gudrun club
A great little train! I went there many years ago. HFF, Jeff!
2 years ago.
 Doug Shepherd
Doug Shepherd club
Nice one Jeff, thanks for the interesting notes - HFF and a good weekend.
2 years ago.
 Pat29
Pat29 club
Looks so nice Jeff. good info
2 years ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
HFF, Jeff !
2 years ago.
 LutzP
LutzP club
Interesting, Jeff, and well captured. Belated HFF and enjoy the weekend
2 years ago.
 Xata
Xata club
Belated HFF!
2 years ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
A belated HFF Jeff. Have a Happy Sunday :))
2 years ago.
 Dave Roberts 2014
Dave Roberts 2014
2 years ago.
 Elbertinum
Elbertinum club
2 weeks we spend our holidays in Wales near Aberystwys - we take this train too -
I remember that very well - It was a wonderful ride -
Thanks for the Foto -
2 years ago.

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