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N.B. BEWARE Certain placenames are used frequently in the area. One example being Bont Newydd. This is a place referred in Boyd, said to be located near to Rhiw Plas/Minffordd Cemetery. It also refers in the form Bontnewydd to a village, and request halt on the Welsh Highland - some 15 miles northwest..

Locations around Porthmadog[edit]

Note that throughout this wiki the names Portmadoc and Porthmadog have been variously used, the first being the English name whilst the second being the Welsh, and currently, offical title. In older documentation there has been other spellings, including Portmadock, and Port Madoc.

Some of these locations are duplicated on the WHR Locations page.

Locations along the Line[edit]

Ffestiniog Railway
Unknown BSicon "LCONTg"
Abbreviated in this map Urban track end start
Unknown BSicon "SPLa" Unknown BSicon "uSTR+l" Unknown BSicon "uABZgr"
Unknown BSicon "vSTR" Urban straight track Unknown BSicon "uSPLa"
Unknown BSicon "vBHF-STR" Unknown BSicon "uBHF-L"
Unknown BSicon "uvBHF-R-" + Unknown BSicon "uvSTR"
Blaenau Ffestiniog
Unknown BSicon "vSTR" Urban straight track Unknown BSicon "uSPLe"
Unknown BSicon "SPLe" Unknown BSicon "uSTRl" Unknown BSicon "uABZlg"
Unknown BSicon "SKRZ-G2u" Unknown BSicon "RP2swRP2" Unknown BSicon "uSKRZ-G2u"
Benar Road Bridge
Straight track Unknown BSicon "RP2ens" Unknown BSicon "uSKRZ-G2u"
A496 Bridge
Unknown BSicon "eBHF" Unknown BSicon "RP2" Unknown BSicon "ueHST"
LNWR Junction / Stesion Fein
Unknown BSicon "SKRZ-G2o" Unknown BSicon "RP2new" Unknown BSicon "uSKRZ-G2BUE"
Glanypwll Crossing
Unknown BSicon "STR+l" One way rightward Urban continuation backward Urban straight track
Glanypwll Yard
Straight track Urban continuation backward Unknown BSicon "uABZl+l" Unknown BSicon "uABZlg"
Glanypwll Carriage Shed
Straight track Unknown BSicon "uSTRl" Unknown BSicon "uABZg+r" Urban straight track
Unknown BSicon "CONTr+g" Unknown BSicon "uENDExe" Urban straight track
Conway Valley line
Unknown BSicon "WCONTr" Transverse water Unknown BSicon "uexWBRÜCKE" Urban bridge over water Unknown BSicon "WCONTl"
Barlwyd Bridge
Unknown BSicon "uexENDEaq" Unknown BSicon "uexBHFq" Unknown BSicon "uexABZqr" Unknown BSicon "ueABZgr+r"
Dinas Branch
x20px Unknown BSicon "ueABZlg"
Nyth Y Gigfran Incline
Unknown BSicon "ueABZgl" Unused urban continuation to left
Groby Junction
Unknown BSicon "uBRUCKE"
Dolrhedyn Road Bridge
x20px Unknown BSicon "ueABZlg"
Cwmorthin Quarry Incline
Unknown BSicon "uSPLa"
Unknown BSicon "WCONTr" Unknown BSicon "WASSER+r" Unknown BSicon "uvBHF"
Tanygrisiau
Waterway turning from left Unknown BSicon "uBUEq" Unknown BSicon "uWBRÜCKEq" Unknown BSicon "uSPLer+xg"
Cwmorthin Bridge
Unknown BSicon "uBUE" Unknown BSicon "WASSERl" Unknown BSicon "uexWBRÜCKE" Unknown BSicon "vWASSER+r-"
Unknown BSicon "uGIPr" x20px Unknown BSicon "uexABZlg" Unknown BSicon "vWASSER-"
Wrysgan Quarry Incline
Unknown BSicon "ueHST" Unknown BSicon "WDOCKS" Unknown BSicon "vWASSERr-"
Llyn Ystradau
Urban straight track x20px Unknown BSicon "uexABZlg"
Moelwyn Quarry Incline
Urban straight track Unused waterway turning from left Unused transverse waterway Unknown BSicon "uexABZgr"
Urban straight track Unused straight waterway Unknown BSicon "uexHST"
Moelwyn Halt
Urban straight track Unused straight waterway x20px Unknown BSicon "uexABZglr" Unused urban continuation to left
Brooke's Quarry
Unknown BSicon "utSTRa" Unknown BSicon "uexhSTRf" Unknown BSicon "uextSTRag"
1836 Inclines
Urban tunnel straight track Unused straight waterway Unused urban tunnel straight track
Moelwyn Tunnels
Exit urban tunnel Unknown BSicon "uexhSTRg" Unknown BSicon "uextSTRef"
Urban straight track Unused straight waterway Unknown BSicon "uexHST"
Tunnel South Halt
Unknown BSicon "ueHST" Unknown BSicon "uexSTRl" Unknown BSicon "uexABZ+lr" Unknown BSicon "uexSTRr"
Gelliwiog
Urban straight track Unknown BSicon "uxABZg+l" Urban transverse track Unknown BSicon "uSTR+r"
Urban straight track Urban straight track Urban track end start Urban straight track
Urban straight track Urban straight track Unknown BSicon "uISLAND" Urban straight track
Urban straight track Unknown BSicon "ueABZgl" Unknown BSicon "ueABZg+r" Urban straight track
Urban straight track Urban stop on track Urban straight track Urban straight track
Dduallt
Urban straight track Urban junction from left Waterway turning to right Urban straight track
Unknown BSicon "uSTRl" Urban transverse track Unknown BSicon "uKRZu" Urban transverse track Unknown BSicon "uSTRr"
Rhoslyn Bridge
Urban stop on track
Campbell's Platform
Urban stop on track
Coed y Bleiddiau
Unknown BSicon "uTUNNEL1"
Garnedd Tunnel
Unknown BSicon "uvENDEa" Unknown BSicon "uSPLa"
Unknown BSicon "uv-SHI2g+r" Unknown BSicon "uvSTR"
Unknown BSicon "uv-STRl" Unknown BSicon "uvABZg+r-STR"
Unknown BSicon "uvBHF"
Tan y Bwlch
Unknown BSicon "uSPLe"
Unknown BSicon "uBRUCKE"
Tan y Bwlch Bridge
Unknown BSicon "ueHST"
Hafod y Llyn (FR)
Urban stop on track
Plas Halt
Unknown BSicon "ueHST"
Plas Private
x20px Unknown BSicon "ueABZlg"
Catherine & Jane Consols lead mine
Unknown BSicon "uSPLa"
Unknown BSicon "uvSTR-ABZgl" Urban track turning from right
Rhiw Goch
Unknown BSicon "uvSTR" Urban track end end
Unknown BSicon "uSPLe"
Unknown BSicon "uBUE"
Penrhyn Crossing
Urban stop on track
Penrhyn
Unknown BSicon "ueHST"
Pen y Bryn Halt
Unknown BSicon "vBRIDGEv" + Unknown BSicon "uSPLa"
Pont Cae Ednyfed
Unknown BSicon "uvBHF"
Minffordd
Continuation to right Station on transverse track Unknown BSicon "umvKRZo" Continuation to left
Cambrian Coast line
Unknown BSicon "uvÜSTl"
Unknown BSicon "uvBUE"
Weigh Bridge Crossing
Urban continuation to right Unknown BSicon "uvABZgr-STR"
Minffordd Yard
Unknown BSicon "uvENDEe-STR"
Long Siding
Unknown BSicon "uvENDEer"
Unknown BSicon "uBUE"
Minffordd Crossing
Unknown BSicon "uSBRUCKE"
Rhiw Plas Bridge
Urban stop on track
Boston Lodge Halt
Unknown BSicon "uv-ENDEa" Unknown BSicon "uvENDEa" Urban straight track
Old loco shed
Unknown BSicon "uv-STRl"
Unknown BSicon "uSPLel" + Urban transverse track
Unknown BSicon "uABZlg"
Unknown BSicon "uABZgl" Urban continuation to left
Boston Lodge works
Unknown BSicon "ueHST"
Pen Cob Halt
Unknown BSicon "uDSTR"
The Cob
Waterway turning from left Unknown BSicon "uABZgr"
Unknown BSicon "uSPLa" Unknown BSicon "uABZgl" Unknown BSicon "uvSTR+r-"
Unknown BSicon "uvSTR" Urban straight track
Unknown BSicon "uvSPLal-" + Unknown BSicon "uvSTR-"
Unknown BSicon "uvSTR+r"
Unknown BSicon "uvSTR" Urban straight track Unknown BSicon "uvSHI2gl-" Unknown BSicon "uvSTR"
Unknown BSicon "uv-BHF-L" + Unknown BSicon "uvSTR"
Unknown BSicon "uBHF-R" Unknown BSicon "uvSTR" Unknown BSicon "uvSTR"
Harbour Station
Unknown BSicon "uSPLe" Urban straight track Unknown BSicon "uvÜSTr" Unknown BSicon "uvSTR-ENDEe"
Urban continuation forward Urban junction from left Unknown BSicon "uvABZgr-STR" Unknown BSicon "uvSTR-"
WHR to Caernarfon
Urban track end end Unknown BSicon "uvENDEe" Unknown BSicon "uvENDEe-"

Stations and halts are in larger type. Locations on the current official route as defined by the rule book are in bold however this is not a full list of official locations only those easily identifiable to the lay person or of other interest are chosen. Inset locations are not on the route itself but are nearby and of interest.

The old line from Dduallt to Tanygrisiau via Old Moelwyn tunnel or the Inclines

The New Line from Dduallt to Tanygrisiau known as the Deviation

For a more complete list of locations see the following pages: Locations/Porthmadog to Boston Lodge Halt, Locations/Boston Lodge Halt to Minffordd, Locations/Minffordd to Penrhyn, Locations/Penrhyn to Plas Halt, Locations/Plas Halt to Tan y Bwlch, Locations/Tan y Bwlch to Dduallt, Locations/Dduallt to Tanygrisiau and Locations/Tanygrisiau to Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Other[edit]


These Stations / Halts are no longer on the current route

Portmadoc New (1933) (WHR Intermediate)
Portmadoc New (1923) (WHR Intermediate)
Tunnel South Halt (old route)
Moelwyn Halt (old route)
Dinas (old branch)
Rhiwbryfdir (old branch)
Duffws (old route)

Location of Company Facilities[edit]

The company Head Office is at Harbour Station
For rolling stock operations the main works and running shed are at Boston Lodge
There are FR depots for Permanent Way and Civil Engineering at Minffordd Yard and Glan y Pwll
The principal WHR/RhE running shed and depot is at Dinas Junction.

The WHR Ltd/WHHR shed, works and museum are at Gelert's Farm Works

See also[edit]