16th August 1987

British Rail
The Cardigan Bay Express

Did these trains run? Details taken from an advertising leaflet.

Loco(s) Used steam : ????

Route :

Loco Route
???? Machynlleth - Aberystwyth
???? Aberystwyth - Borth - Dovey Junction - Dovey Junction Loop
???? Dovey Junction Loop - Dovey Junction - Tywyn - Barmouth
???? Barmouth - Dovey Junction - Machynlleth
???? Machynlleth - Dovey Junction - Borth - Aberystwyth
???? Aberystwyth - Borth - Dovey Junction - Machynlleth

Notes :
(1) One of a series of steam hauled trains run on successive weekends and sponsored by a Brewery. Sold as a full day trip (15 adult, 8 child), or a
Machynlleth to Aberystwyth round trip (7.50 adult, 4 child) or an Aberystwyth to Barmouth round trip (9 adult, 5 child). Loco used may have been 7819 'Hinton Manor'.

Source : Brian Halford

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Brian Halford)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Machynlleth 11.20d 17.55a
Aberystwyth 12.00a ~ 13.00d 16.55a ~ 17.10d
Tywyn ??.??a ~ 14.15d ??.??a ~ 15.50d
Barmouth 14.45a 15.20d


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