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Five generations of one family have now worked on the Talyllyn Railway When Thomas Curtis started volunteering on the Talyllyn Railway last summer he continued in a fine family tradition of involvement with the railway, which stretches back over one hundred years.

The story of the Jones family is contained in a fascinating new history about the men who served on the Talyllyn Railway in the years between 1864 to 1951.

This weekend highlights the early years of the railway and among those attending will be some of the descendents of the McConnel family who were responsible for building the line back in 1864.

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