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May 20, 2014

Devil's Bridge advocates

The narrow-gauge train ride from Aberystwyth has delighted countless tourists, but only because earlier schemes to build full-size railways to Devil's Bridge had ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

fallen through. Acts of Parliament were granted for no fewer than three such schemes in the 1860s and 1870s. In the event, the Vale of Rheidol Railway was completed in 1902 to carry lead ore, timber and tourists. For more on this story, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes at Devil's Bridge station, or click here. There are also QR codes at the steam railway station in Aberystwyth