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Heritage Lottery Cash for Glyn Valley Tramway Projects?

In order to keep the memory of the legendary 2ft-4 1/2in Glyn Valley Tramway alive, the Glyn Valley Tramway Group has applied to the Heritage Lottery Fund for finance towards help setting up a GVT heritage centre at the former Glyn Ceiriog engine shed and yard. The owner of the site, Wrexham County Borough Council, is prepared to lease this historic site to a charitable trust. Consequently, the GVT Group is forming a trust, which will include Borough Council members on the board. The overall plans for this GVT Heritage Centre includes the initial restoration of the station platform and locomotive turntable at Glyn Ceiriog. The long term aim to build a replica GVT open third carriage and several other vehicles on a short section of reinstated track to form a replica GVT train. The GVT Group also owns the restored waiting room at Pontfadog.

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