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Talyllyn Railway Press Release - Re-enactment of First Public Train

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The re-enactment of First Public Train Brings 150th Anniversary Celebrations to a Close On Friday 16 December 2016 the Talyllyn Railway’s 150th Anniversary celebrations officially ended with a re-enactment of the first public passenger train which ran in December 1866.

The Railway’s 150th Anniversary celebrations began in 2014 with the 150th Anniversary of the completion of locomotive No.1 Talyllyn at the Lowca Engineering works of Fletcher, Jennings & Co.

Speaking on the event and the 150th celebrations the Chairman of the Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society, Ian Drummond, commented: ‘The 150th anniversary events have been a great success for the Railway, and in many cases have broken new ground in what we could achieve.

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