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2013 June - 'The People's Coronation', Monday 3rd June 2013, BBC1

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This will include footage of our original Coronation day specials that were run on 2nd June 1953, and also film of a special re-enactment that took place earlier this year.

Meanwhile two 60th Anniversary specials will run between Tywyn and Abergynolwyn today, Sunday 2nd June, departing Wharf at 10.25 am and 2.35 pm.

Sonia Rolt OBE, 93-year-old widow of LTC Rolt, one of the founders of the Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society, sent the following message on the occasion of the re-enactment of the 1953 Coronation Train to mark the Diamond Jubilee of the Queen’s Coronation: “I am thrilled, delighted and excited to hear about the arrangements being made for this event and would like my best wishes to go to all those involved, both then and now.

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