SH4379 : Llangwyllog station, Anglesey

near to Llangwyllog, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

Llangwyllog station, Anglesey
Llangwyllog station, Anglesey
Amlwch, on the north coast of the Island of Anglesey, is today a sleepy seaside resort but was once the copper mining capital of the world with the biggest seaport in Wales. The Anglesey Central Railway built a 15 mile branch line which opened for passengers in 1867 and in 1953 it was extended one mile to Associated Octel Coy's oil terminal. There were six passenger trains serving Amlwch on weekdays in September 1964 with most of these operating from Bangor but three months later all were withdrawn. In 1993 Associated Octel decided to use road transport and it hasn't seen a train since. There have been proposals to reopen the line for industry and as a heritage line and Sustrans have plans to develop a cycleway alongside the track.
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Saturday, 19 March, 2005   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 21 September, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 436 790 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.0898N 4:20.8521W
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