Chronology 1955-1958

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1955 to 1958 - Trains return[edit]

Chronology
Pre 1830 1830 - 1862 1863 - 1889 1890 - 1926 1927 - 1946 1947 - 1954 1955 - 1958 1959 - 1982 1983 - 1994 1995 - date

Day Log

Accident Record

"Legend"
Changes Engines People
Dividend Payout Literature BOT/HMRI
History Stations Carriages
A table of key events in the history of the Festiniog Railway 1955 to 1958
Year Day Month Event Source
1955 31 Jan The Simplex and train gets 'as far as Glan-y-Pwll ' Johnson
1955 05 Feb The Simplex makes 'through to Blaenau hauling No 17 and No 1' Johnson
1955 10 Feb First meeting of the Society Board at 22 Drummond Street Johnson
1955 05 Mar The Simplex, No 17and No 1 make it through to Blaenau to 'recover wagons' Winton
1955 06 Jun Allan Garraway appointment as General Manager commences Johnson
1955 23 Jul 2:30pm First fare paying train across the cob hauled by The Simplex. Chain shunt required at Boston Lodge Winton
1955 29 Jul Official Opening Day. Ceremony carried out by the Welsh Tourist Queen, Miss Janet Jones Winton
1955 02 Aug (Evening) Prince steams across the Cob for first time since new boiler fitted Winton
1955 05 Aug Prince enters regular revenue earning service Winton
1955 24 Sep Regular passenger service end for season; over 20,000 passenger journeys recorded Winton
1956 19 May Reopening to Minffordd Boyd
1956 05 Sep Taliesin (the 1932 renamed Livingston Thompson) re-enters traffic
1957 20 Apr Reopening to Penrhyn Boyd
1958 4 Apr (Easter) Reopening to Tan-y-bwlch Boyd
Chronology
Pre 1830 1830 - 1862 1863 - 1889 1890 - 1926 1927 - 1946 1947 - 1954 1955 - 1958 1959 - 1982 1983 - 1994 1995 - date

Day Log

Accident Record

"Legend"
Changes Engines People
Dividend Payout Literature BOT/HMRI
History Stations Carriages

See also[edit]