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2014 November - Autumn Outdoor Week

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Progress Report Resleepering: Big Bend on the extension (88 Sleepers) Between the down whistle board for Dolgoch and east of Milepost 5 (115 sleepers) Drilling another 118 sleepers for the 2015-16 re-sleepering programme in the Six Bends area Other Work: Tree management including trees affected by Ash dieback General Drainage Loop to Guest House turnout replacement (Progressed) Wharf loop to engineers curved siding turnout crossing replacement Progress the installation of the track adjacent to Llechfan hedge Fabricating and fitting of a set of wooden rails on one of museums slate wagons Removal of the build up of leaf litter in many locations along the line Bonfire building Re-sleeper and install new crossing for yard to loop point Install “frame” and infill to provide level surface to yard to loop point Complete parallel drain at Nant Gwernol Work on installing the FR signal platform Plus all the other little tasks too numerous to mention.

58 (61) people gave 297.5 (294) people days of valuable hard work to the railway, last years figures are in brackets.

As always you have responded magnificently to the call to arms, the board and I are very grateful for all of the work that was achieved during the nine days.

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