Minffordd Cemetery

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Minffordd Cemetery
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Minffordd Cemetery is adjacent to the Ffestiniog Railway. The shallow cutting here is known as cemetery cutting.


The main burial place for Minffordd.[route 1] Bill Hoole and Evan M. Davies, to name but two personalities of the revival era, are buried here. Robert Williams, the last resident Locomotive Superintendent of the old Company, and his wife are also buried here. The cemetery is seen on the north side of the line soon after Rhiw Plas bridge. The cutting alongside is notorious for both its narrowness and the inability to hear oncoming trains due to the noise from the main road. A whistle board for Up trains is provided close to the cemetery, to reduce the risk of accident.

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