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London Gazette[edit]

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the following have been used to generate this file

Portmadock searched on Portk
William Alexander Madocks searched on WAM
Festiniog Railway searched on FR
Gorsedda for Gorsedda Junction etc.searched on Gorse
Croesor for Croesor and Portmadoc Railway &c.searched on Croesor
WHR Welsh Highland Railway searched on WHR
NWNG North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways searched on NWNGR
Port Madoc Searched on Port M
Portmadoc searched using various

Hansard[edit]

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some previous noted items - a long list with some irrelevancies

Festiniog Railway entries[edit]

  • RESOLUTION. March 7, 1873

again in India the broad gauge would not be adopted. He would give two or three figures to illustrate his meaning. Everybody connected with this question was acquainted with the Festiniog Railway, and men ( MR. BOURKE )

  • LOCAL ACTS. September 7, 1880

the Undertakings of the Ely and Clydach Valleys, the Malmesbury, and the Mitcheldean Road and Forest of Dean Junction Railway Companies; for vesting in the Great Western Railway Company and the Bala and Festiniog

  • [BILL 5.] SECOND READING. March 19, 1884

of Railway Companies, and under a more recent law for the erection of Board schools. But he would point out that in the case of Railway Companies and School Boards, at the time of their application ( MR. BROADHURST )

  • INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION (WALES) BILL (No. 4.) May 15, 1889

of the Welsh people. We are only now beginning to show how very little Englishmen understand as to what Wales is, and what Welshmen are. How few Englishmen are there who can realize that a few hours railway ( MR. A. WILLIAMS )

  • CONSIDERATION. July 24, 1891

) Railways governed by the 'Bala and Festiniog Act, 1873.'" ( MR. T. ELLIS )

  • COMMITTEE. July 30, 1891

railways between Bala and Festiniog, Corwen and Bala, and Corwen and Llangollen—those three paragraphs were inserted in the Provisional Order during its passage through the other House. They were inserted ( *LORD BALFOUR OF BURLEIGH )

  • MESSAGE FROM THE LORDS. June 2, 1892

Provisional Order [Festiniog, &c.] Bill; Railway Rates and Charges Provisional Order [Hull, Barnsley, and West Riding Junction] Bill; Railway Rates and Charges Provisional Order [London, Tilbury, and Southend

  • ROYAL ASSENT. June 20, 1892

Railway, &c.) Order Confirmation Act, 1892. 21. Railway Rates and Chaeges, No. 5 (East London Railway, &c.) Order Confirmation Act, 1892. 22. Railway Rates and Charges, No. 6 (Festiniog Railway, &c.) Order

  • COMMISSION. June 20, 1892

Railway Rates and Charges Provisional Order (East London, &c.). 22. Railway Rates and Charges Provisional Order (Festiniog, &c.). 23. Railway Rates and Charges Provisional Order (Furness, &c). 24. Railway

  • LIGHT RAILWAYS BILL. March 2, 1896

the Board of Trade thought fit to order it otherwise. The Festiniog Railway had a gauge of 2½ feet, but it ran up an ugly road from the engineering point of view. He thought the President of the Board ( MR. A. R. SOUTTAR )

  • LIGHT RAILWAYS BILL. March 2, 1896

The Festiniog Railway was of narrow gauge, it annually carried something like 100,000 tons of goods and many thousands of people, and its successful working ought to have some bearing upon the question ( MR. VAUGHAN DAVIES )

  • LONDON AND NORTH-WESTERN RAILWAY BILL. April 24, 1896

-Western Railway Company's line of railway shall be no higher than those charged on any other branch of their railway system." He said that the traders and others interested could not afford to fight the Company ( MR. D. LLOYD-GEORGE )

  • RAILWAYS (CERTIFICATES) (FESTINIOG RAILWAY COMPANY). March 22, 1898

Copy presented, of Draft Certificate of the Board of Trade authorising the Festiniog Railway Company to construct a Deviation Railway [by Act]; to lie upon the Table.

  • WAGONS. November 25, 1919

asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that the privately-owned railway wagons of coal merchants at Blaenau Festiniog, when enroute to collieries in the Ruabon district, are being ( Mr. HAYDN JONES )

  • RAILWAYS BILL. August 17, 1921

LORD CLWYD moved to omit from the list in column 3 of the subsidiary companies of the Western Group the"Festiniog Railway Company"The noble Lord said: I can explain in one or two sentences why I move ( LORD CLWYD )

  • RAILWAYS BILL. August 17, 1921

Amendment moved— Page 68, column 3, fines 39 and 40, leave out"the Festiniog Railway Company".—( Lord Clwyd.)

  • BLAENAU-FESTINIOG RAILWAY STATIONS. March 27, 1922

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport whether his attention has been called to the fact that the termini of the London and North Western and Great Western Railway Companies ( Mr. H. JONES )

  • BLAENAU-FESTINIOG RAILWAY STATIONS. March 27, 1922

I have urged the two railway companies concerned to consider as favourably as they possibly could the construction of a junction between their lines at Blaenau-Festiniog, but, as I have informed ( Mr. NEAL )

  • FESTINIOG RAILWAY. October 17, 1939

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will give his reasons for not taking over the Festiniog Railway. as was the case in the last war; and whether he is prepared to give the railway financial ( Major Owen )

  • FESTINIOG RAILWAY. October 17, 1939

The controlled railways are those deemed to be necessary for essential transport in war and the Festiniog Railway, which is a narrow-gauge line and does not form an integral part of the main line ( Captain Wallace )

  • WELSH AFFAIRS January 26, 1948

unprovided for—Nantlle, Festiniog and smaller places like Amlwch and Llangefni. They are to be found in many of the Northern counties. I hope that the Government will see that even though these places ( Lady Megan Lloyd George )

  • ARMED FORCES (EIRE CITIZENS) March 2, 1949

Diversion, Boverton to Gileston Farm. 10,127 Merioneth … Repairs to embankment supporting road adjoining Bala Lane 93,000 Merioneth … Reconstruction of Rhyd-y-main Bridge 30,000 Merioneth … Manod—Festiniog ( Mr. Gordon-Walker )

  • WELSH AFFAIRS November 24, 1954

to be done. The same applies to the Portmadoc—Pwllheli area, where the percentage of unemployment is 7·8 and the unemployed number 602. In Blaenau Festiniog unemployment is 5·3 per cent. and the unemployed ( Mr. Bowen )

  • NORTH WALES HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER BILL [H.L.] February 1, 1955

Lordships may have noticed going forward during the last year or two a project to revive and reconstruct the mountain railway to Festiniog, which I believe is the oldest narrow-gauge railway in the world

  • WALES AND MONMOUTHSHIRE (REPORT) August 2, 1962

I begin by congratulating the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade on his promotion from the back bench to the Front Bench. We have always listened to his contributions to debates ( Lady Megan Lloyd George )

  • WALES October 15, 1968

—I remember the promise being made indeed, I admit that I was one of those who made it—when we fought elections that many improvements could be made. I was at fault in saying that I thought that all our railway ( Mr. William Edwards )

  • Wales March 1, 1976

Glamorgan County Council … … … 7 103 Dyfed County Council … … … 13 113 Festiniog Railway Company … … … 1 13 Geological Museum of North Wales … … … 1 5 Swansea City Council … … … 10 70 Mid Glamorgan ( Mr. Harold Walker )

  • TOURISM, AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT April 18, 1980

to tourists. Two have been, at Llechwedd and Gloddfa Ganol. They, along with the Festiniog railway, on which 400,000 people a year ride, have made the town one of the centres of British tourism. An equal number ( Mr. Hudson Davies ) Railway Preservation January 22, 1981 now to an unlikely aspect—that of jobs. The Festiniog railway, in North Wales, provides work for 55 full-time employees in a part of the country with one of the highest rates of unemployment ( Mr. Robert Adley ) Railway Preservation January 22, 1981 and Llandudno Junction. My hon. Friend is right to say that the efforts of that railway concern alone are providing a worthwhile contribution now to tourism in that area and full-time paid employment to a number ( The Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Mr. Kenneth Clarke) )

  • Light Railway Orders July 29, 1982

Light Railway Order. 1014 Festiniog Railway (Light Railway) (Amendment) Order. 1480 The GKN Tremorfa Works Light Railway Order. 1976 702 The British Railways Board (Sheringham and Weybourne ( Mr. Eyre )

  • Wales Tourist Board December 2, 1993

Village 100,000 Ffynnon Glas Hotel, Rhymney 33,100 Tregynon Farm, Fishguard 43,650 Greenhill Hotel, Caerphilly 33,000 Piggery Pottery, Llanberis 32,500 Festiniog Railway, Porthmadog 80 ( Sir Wyn Roberts )

  • Museums and Heritage Centres November 21, 1996

Downpartrick Steam Railway East Anglian Railway Museum Embsay Steam Railway Festiniog Railway Museum Foxfield Steam Railway Foyle Valley Railway Great Western Railway Museum: Thamesdown Museums Service Irchester ( Mr. Sproat )

  • CTRL: Freight Capacity July 6, 1998

by the Festiniog Railway to reconstruct the Welsh Highland Railway. £19 million Inquiry report being considered. 9. Greater Manchester (LRTS) (Mumps Surface Crossing) Order 10/4/97 Application by Greater ( Baroness Hayman )

Ffestiniog Railway entries[edit]

  • LICENSING BILL. November 23, 1908

1908; Great Western Railway Temperance Union (Aberdare Branch); Public Meeting of the Members of the United Methodist Church, Molesworth Street, Rochdale; Congregation of the Calvinistic Methodist Church

  • ANTI-TUBERCULOSIS SERVICE, WALES AND MONMOUTHSHIRE. March 22, 1939

that as a people our Welsh folk are prone to fatalism. No one who knows me would charge me with not appreciating the tremendous contribution of our religious teaching to Welsh life and Welsh culture, but I am ( Mr. James Griffiths )

  • NORTH WALES HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER BILL [Lords] (By Order) July 7, 1955

prosperity. Yet that period has left its legacies, from which they are suffering at present. One of them is that during that period of great prosperity from Ffestiniog there radiated three railways. Ffestiniog ( Mr. Jones ) Schemes December 19, 1955 8.55 Lindsey C.C. Norman Cross-Grimsby (A.16). Widening of High Ferry Level Crossing, Sibsey. 7,014 26.9.55 Norfolk C.C. Birmingham-Great Yarmouth (A.47). Reconstruction of Constitution Hill Railway Bridge. 25 ( Mr. Boyd-Carpenter, )

  • ELECTRICITY (BORROWING POWERS) BILL March 3, 1959

But what I am suggesting is that the Electricity Authority, by keeping the railway tariffs at rock-bottom, can make a contribution out of all proportion to the actual cost to the nation. Such a proposal ( LORD FERRIER )

  • BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE June 22, 1959

or are connected with the construction of a railway at Blaenau Ffestiniog, in the County of Merioneth. ( THE CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEES (LORD MERTHYR) )

  • BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION BILL June 25, 1959

Ffestiniog. I have no objection to that; in fact I think it is an admirable scheme. At the same time, in order to pay for it the Commission suggest, in this Bill, that if these two railways are linked up ( LORD OGMORE )

  • BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION BILL June 25, 1959

in any reasonable scheme: it might be the diversion of the railway from Trawsfynydd to Bala; it might be the provision of a link line at Ffestiniog to join the two railway stations together ( THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR WELSH AFFAIRS (LORD BRECON) )

  • BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION BILL June 25, 1959

My Lords, I will endeavour not to detain your Lordships for too long, but there is a further railway to which I should like to draw your Lordships' attention. The first railway has been considered ( LORD MERRIVALE )

  • WALES (DEPOPULATION AND UNEMPLOYMENT) April 14, 1961

On the subject of rural roads and railways. I think that there is universal agreement that the Agriculture (Improvement of Roads) Act, 1955, was a most beneficial Measure for which the Government deserve ( Mr. W. G. Morgan )

  • ELDERLY AND DISABLED PERSONS, WALES (EMPLOYMENT) July 12, 1961

follows his hon. Friend. That is the only way to put it in Parliamentary language. I know Blaenau Ffestiniog very well. I know it almost as well as my hon. Friend the Member for Merioneth (Mr. T. W. Jones ( Mr. J. Idwal Jones )

  • RURAL TRANSPORT December 11, 1961

of the transport users' consultative committee which was satisfied—according to the Report—that a better alternative than the railway would be provided by road access to Blaenau Ffestiniog. It was for that reason ( Mr. Jones )

  • WALES AND MONMOUTHSHIRE (REPORT) August 2, 1962

factory set up in Holyhead was snapped up by an industrialist almost before the foundations were laid and it is today making a signal contribution to solving the unemployment problem of Holyhead ( Mr. Goronwy Roberts )

  • RAILWAYS April 29, 1963

the Board seems to have derived pleasure from seeing the railways close. This was brought home to me when it was decided to close the branch line between Bala and Blaenau Ffestiniog. I will agree ( Mr. Jones )

  • RAILWAYS April 29, 1963

is to be closed. It will mean that Blaenau Ffestiniog will have no railway at all leading to it; and it is in my constituency with a population of 7,000 people. Despite all this the Minister merely answers ( Mr. Jones )

  • THE BEECHING REPORT ON BRITISH RAILWAYS May 2, 1963

sure that I agree with that newspaper, because apart from dedicated men like those who run the Bluebell line and the Ffestiniog railway, I think that ordinary people who want to go from one place ( VISCOUNT BRIDGEMAN )

  • ELECTRICITY AND GAS BILL November 29, 1963

the revolution in the use of fuel and the growth of new fuel, and I have seen the effect on my industry, coal mining. I remember the Royal Navy going over to oil. The railways are now going over to diesel engines ( Mr. James Griffiths )

  • INDUSTRY, SOUTH CAERNARVONSHIRE December 4, 1963

there were nearly 400 unemployed registered in this district. The November figures were almost certainly higher, and in the spring they will be higher still, if the threat to close the Bangor—Afon Wen railway ( Mr. Goronwy Roberts )

  • RAILWAY CLOSURE APPLICATIONS February 5, 1964

The following is the information:—PROPOSALS FOR CLOSURES OF RAILWAY PASSENGER SERVICES OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN UNDER SECTION 56 OF THE TRANSPORT ACT, 1962, BETWEEN 1ST JUNE, 1963, AND 27TH JANUARY ( EARL FERRERS )

  • PROPOSED RAILWAY CLOSURES May 6, 1964

The following is the information:—PROPOSALS FOR CLOSURES OF RAILWAY PASSENGER SERVICES OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN UNDER SECTION 56 OF THE TRANSPORT ACT 1962 BETWEEN 1ST JUNE 1963 AND 30TH APRIL 1964 ( THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT (LORD CHESHAM) )

  • WELSH AFFAIRS June 25, 1964

between Llandudno Junction to Blaenau Ffestiniog. Thousands of people every year go on that train to enjoy the view. One cannot see it so well from the road. But Dr. Beeching has decided to close the view ( Mr. Jones )

  • RAILWAY CLOSURE APPLICATIONS July 13, 1964

The following is the information:—PROPOSALS FOR CLOSURES OF RAILWAY PASSENGER SERVICES OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN UNDER SECTION 56 OF THE TRANSPORT ACT, 1962, BETWEEN JUNE 1, 1963, AND JULY 6, 1964 ( THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT (LORD CHESHAM) )

  • Proposed Closures July 31, 1964

The following is the information:PROPOSALS TOR CLOSURE OF RAILWAY PASSENGER SERVICES OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN UNDER SECTION 56 OF THE TRANSPORT ACT, 1962, BETWEEN 1ST JUNE, 1963, AND 29TH JULY, 1964 ( Mr. Marples ) ECONOMIC AFFAIRS November 4, 1964 will have the full support of every local authority in the area. Blaenau Ffestiniog is in the area. A few months ago the previous Government decided to establish a factory there. Unfortunately ( Mr. T. W. Jones )

  • Passenger Services (Proposed Closures) January 19, 1965

The following is the information:PROPOSALS FOR CLOSURES OF RAILWAY PASSENGER SERVICES OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN UNDER SECTION 56 OF THE TRANSPORT ACT 1962 BETWEEN 1ST JUNE, 1963 AND 18TH JANUARY ( Mr. Tom Fraser )

  • Passenger Services (Proposed Closures) July 27, 1965

The following is the information:PROPOSALS FOR CLOSURES OF RAILWAY PASSENGER SERVICES OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN UNDER SECTION 56 OF THE. TRANSPORT ACT 1962 BETWEEN 1ST JUNE 1963 AND 21ST JULY 1965(A ( Mr. Tom Fraser )

  • Passenger Services (Closures) February 28, 1966

The following is the information: PROPOSALS FOR CLOSURES OF RAILWAY PASSENGER SERVICES OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN UNDER SECTION 56 OF THE TRANSPORT ACT 1962 BETWEEN 1ST JUNE 1963 AND 25TH FEBRUARY ( Mr. John Morris )

  • FUEL AND ENERGY POLICY April 13, 1967

schemes such as that at Ffestiniog are also very desirable. My Lords, in our last debate the noble Lord, Lord Stonham, mentioned the possibilities in North Devon and Crewkerne and Loch Sloy. How are all ( LORD HAWKE )

  • TRANSPORT November 6, 1967

The railway line from west of Swansea is important if we are to develop Pem- broke Dock, and it must be retained. The railway line which runs from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno which serves the nuclear power ( Mr. William Edwards )

  • Blaenau Ffestiniog February 8, 1968

Such discussions can be held with the Welsh Office at any time the local authorities wish. The Derelict Land Unit have already had discussions with the Blaenau Ffestiniog Urban District Council ( Mr. Cledwyn Hughes ) Loss-Making Passenger Services (Grants) November 15, 1968 I have considered applications by the British Railways Board for grants under Section 39 of the Transport Act, 1968 in respect of a large number of such services. I have given very considerable ( Mr. Marsh )

  • Passenger Services (Closure Proposals) November 21, 1968

Pursuant to my Answer [Official Report, 11th November, 1968; Vol. 773, c.2] the following is the information:List of refusals of consent to the closure of railway passenger services since January ( Mr. Carmichael )

  • Unremunerative Passenger Services January 28, 1969

contributing £60,000 towards the cost of this service in 1969.) Marylebone—High Wycombe—Aylesbury 552 (British Railways will shortly publish a proposal to divert the service from Marylebone to Paddington ( Mr. Marsh )

  • Social Grants (Wales) February 27, 1969

The grants payable in 1969 under Section 39(1) for railway passenger services wholly within Wales are:— £ thousands Cardiff—Rhymney 260 Cardiff—Penarth 63 Cardiff—Coryton 48 Barry Island ( Mr. Marsh )

  • WALES April 22, 1969

Ffestiniog, but Swansea has more advantages. One notes that the temper and antisocial outlook of British Railways in Wales is revealed by the scandalous destruction of valuable station buildings. When private ( Mr. Evans ) New Council Houses (Newport) December 16, 1969 861 Rhondda B.C. … Lewis Merthyr Colliery Tip 50 133,660 113,611 Port Talbot B.C. … *Tips at Cwmavon 3 55,388 40,705 Pontardawe R.D.C. … *Alloy Industrial Site 33 33,814 28,742 Ffestiniog U ( Mr. George Thomas )

  • Railway Services, Wales (Grant Aid) March 16, 1970

The total cost in 1970 of the grants I have undertaken to pay under Section 39(1) of the Transport Act, 1968, in respect of railway passenger services which operate wholly within Wales is £1 ( Mr. Bob Brown )

  • Land Reclamation November 10, 1970

705 Pontardawe R.D.C. *Alloy Industrial Site 33 33,814 28,742 Ffestiniog U.D.C. *Treatment of Slate Waste, Blaenau Ffestiniog. 10 2,631 2,236 Swansea C.B.C. *White Rock Tip 120 128,592 109,303 Llanelli B ( Mr. Peter Thomas ) Unremunerative Railway Passenger Services November 25, 1970

  • SERVICES WERE GIVEN UNDERTAKINGS IN 1968 1. For three years expiring on 31st December, 1971 Amount of Grant in 1969 £'000 Eastern Region of British Railways Hull—Doncaster 169 Sheffield ( Mr. Peyton )
  • Rail Services (Grants) January 14, 1971

—Stourbridge—Kidderminster 146 Birmingham—Kidderminster—Worcester 172 Birmingham—Leamington Spa 380 Llandudno—Blaenau Ffestiniog 99 Western Region of British Railways Plymounth—Gunnislake 95 Plymounth—Liskeard 83 ( Mr. Peyton )

  • GRANTS OUTSIDE THE LONDON COMMUTER NETWORK January 18, 1972

—Llandudno—Holyhead 457 Llandudno Junction—Blaenau Ffestiniog 91 New Mills—Sheffield 111 SOUTHERN REGION OF BRITISH RAILWAYS Section 39 grant estimated for 1972 £'000 Isle of Wight 204 SCOTTISH REGION

  • NORTH WALES HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER BILL July 19, 1973

It is the terminus of the Snowdon railway. It is a favourite staging point for tourists. It has an additional amenity started very recently to which I wish to refer later: the new slate quarry at Dinorwic which ( BARONESS WHITE )

  • CHANNEL TUNNEL BILL December 5, 1973

have not sufficient confidence in the future of the railways to make us want to strengthen them and make them more viable and better equipped to deal with future problems and to develop as a modern ( Mr. William Edwards )

  • NORTH WALES HYDRO ELECTRIC POWER BILL December 11, 1973

at Ffestiniog to which the noble Lord, Lord Maelor, has just referred, where the power station (and since I had no hand in its design I feel free to say that it is a power station not only of interest but of a ( LORD HOLFORD )

  • WELSH AFFAIRS March 21, 1974

Wells, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Machynlleth and others need very much more help than perhaps Welsh-pool, which has grown naturally, having the geographical advantages of being nearer to the Midlands and having ( Mr. Hooson )

  • WELSH AFFAIRS March 21, 1974

Mr. Deputy Speaker, may I welcome you to the Welsh Day debate, albeit in a nonpolitical capacity? I am sure that hon. Members opposite will make up for the contribution you would have made had you ( Mr. Dafydd Wigley ) Railway Grants March 8, 1976 Grants have been paid to British Railways as follows: £ million 1960 … 115·4 1961 … 136·8 1962 … 139·9 1963 … 133·9 1964 … 120·9 1965 … 132·4 1966 … 134·7 1967 … 153·1 1968 … 147 ( Dr. Gilbert )

  • Railways May 24, 1976

Since the enactment of the Transport Act 1962 the Railways Board has applied for ministerial consent to withdraw the following services. Consent was refused for the services marked with an asterisk ( Dr. Gilbert )

  • YOUNG PEOPLE (EMPLOYMENT) June 21, 1976

this scheme was introduced. In Wales help is being given to extend the Ffestiniog railway, to improve the Neath and Tennant Canals, and to expand the activities of a community arts centre. There are a very ( Mr. Booth ) Portmadoc February 28, 1977 >Is my hon. Friend aware that, if he goes there, the best way is by the Cambrian Coast Railway, which links together the communities of West Wales and could link with the North once the Blaenau ( Mr. Atkins )

  • Portmadoc February 28, 1977

There are no proposals before the Government to close the Cambrian Coast line or any other railway line in Wales. My hon. Friend mentioned the Blaenau Ffestiniog railway. From the coast almost ( Mr. Barry Jones )

  • WALES February 28, 1977

unemployment is at more than 14 per cent. In Anglesey and in Blaenau Ffestiniog it is 14·1 per cent. If that is bad, the situation in the South-West can only be described as shocking. In the constituency ( Mr. Edwards )

  • MANPOWER SERVICES (WALES) July 28, 1977

on busmen's jobs and road maintenance jobs. I also remind the House of the job creation programme and the investment on the narrow-gauge railway into Blaenau Ffestiniog. This Government has also given special ( Mr. Jones )

  • TOURISM AND THE ECONOMY January 25, 1978

might I point out that words have more syllables in Welsh than in English. The completion of the restoration of the Ffestiniog narrow gauge railway back to Blaenau Ffestiniog will complement ( Lord PARRY )

  • SHOTTON STEELWORKS July 17, 1979

area to development area, the Conwy employment office from development to intermediate, Pwllheli special development area down to development area, Blaenau Ffestiniog down, Llanrwst down, Llangollen down ( Mr. Dafydd Wigley )

  • TOURISM, AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT April 18, 1980

in Wales, such as those at Blaenau Ffestiniog. I have been on the railway, have looked at the old slate quarries and have realised the great potential that there is. Again, I say "Well done" to all those who ( The Under-Secretary of State for the Environment (Mr. Hector Monro) )

  • Railway Preservation January 22, 1981

That continues to be added to. My right hon. Friend approved on Tuesday of this week the making of the Blaenaa Ffestiniog (Central Station) Light Railway Order, which will enable the railway to make another ( The Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Mr. Kenneth Clarke) )

  • Railways (European Community Grants) April 16, 1981

at Blaenau Ffestiniog and extension of Ffestiniog narrow gauge railway (Gwynedd county council and Ffestiniog Railway Company scheme) 437,790 ( Mr. Nicholas Edwards )

  • Welsh Affairs February 25, 1982

the Prince and Princess of Wales opened the new Aberconwy centre at Llandudno, which will make a very important contribution to a traditional seaside resort. During the year I visited the Blaenau Ffestiniog ( Mr. Edwards )

  • Light Railway Orders July 29, 1982

62 The Blaenau Ffestiniog (Central Station) Light Railway Order. 512 The Shackerston and Bosworth Light Railway Order. 616 The Tyne and Wear County Council (Bowes Railway) Light Railway Order ( Mr. Eyre ) Caernarvon-Portmadoc Trunk Road October 19, 1982 to try to move more freight to the railways. Perhaps the Minister in replying could indicate how the Welsh Office intends to safeguard villages and towns in Wales, such as those on the A487, from ( Mr. Dafydd Wigley )

  • Roads Expenditure July 17, 1984

Caerphilly Road Waterloo Bridge to Rhydycreau Brecon Southern and Eastern Bypasses Dolgellau Bypass Cwmbelan Bypass Llanidloes Bypass Dolcorsllwyn to Dolysgallog Improvement Teiliau Isaf Ffestiniog Cefn Coed Coch ( Mr. John Stradling Thomas )

  • Reopened Railway Lines March 26, 1986

Ffestiniog (Central Station) Light Railway Order 512 The Shackerstone and Bosworth Light Railway Order 1083 The Midland Railway Centre Light Railway Order 1982 512 The Wells and Walsingham Light ( Mr. David Mitchell ) Derelict Land February 16, 1987 104 The "45" Yard 18 Beaufort Brickworks 17 Pontygof School 12 Nantyglo Junior Comprehensive School 21 Biozyme Site 42 Railway land, Abergavenny 281 Railway land, Snatchwood 9 ( Mr. Mark Robinson )

  • Development Board for Rural Wales Bill November 28, 1990

That is important. I do not wish to take too long, but I wish to make an equivalent point about the north Wales main line which feeds into Blaenau Ffestiniog, which is an important part of the area of the DBRW. Again ( Dr. Marek ) European Communities November 24, 1992 moneys and assisted area status. We need European money to electrify the railway from Holyhead to Crewe, to create work and to attract more inward investment to north Wales. Fortunately, we have made ( Mr. Barry Jones )

  • Railways Bill (Ways and Means) February 2, 1993

the Ffestiniog railway; the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch railway; the Tanfield railway; the Heatherstane Law railway; and the Keighley and Worth Valley railway—with which the hon. Member for Bradford, South (Mr ( Mr. A. J. Beith )

  • GENERAL DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE REGULATOR May 25, 1993

and Blaenau Ffestiniog and Holyhead with Carlisle? The proposals will fragment the Welsh railway service, leaving most Welsh routes peripheralised. It is no less than an attack on the national integrity ( Mr. Dafis )

  • Wales Tourist Board December 2, 1993

949 Grand Theatre, Llandudno 43,475 Llanfair PG Railway Station 164,000 Castle Hotel, Llandovery 30,000 Seiont Manor, Llanrug 75,000 Trecco Bay Park, Porthcawl 50,000 Ski Llandudno, Great Orme 100 ( Sir Wyn Roberts )

  • Meirionnydd Nant Conwy (Visit) February 6, 1995

I visited Meirionnydd Nant Conwy on 19 September to see the Ffestiniog railway, the A5 through Pont Padog and the set of the "White Knights" film. ( Mr. Redwood )

  • Railway Heritage Bill February 16, 1996

that museums, such as that in York, make such a contribution to the history of our railways. By doing so, they demonstrate to the younger generation just how important our railways have been to the development ( Mr. Robinson )

  • Footpaths and Bridleways June 23, 1997

The promoters of the proposed Order, the Ffestiniog Railway Company, consider that the Transport and Works Act applications rules were complied with in respect of the placing of notices and serving ( Ms Glenda Jackson )

  • Welsh Highland Railway July 7, 1998

by the Ffestiniog Railway Company; and if he will make a statement. [49010] ( Mr. Wigley )

  • Welsh Highland Railway November 11, 1998

The public local inquiry into the application by the Ffestiniog Railway for this Order close on 28 January. The inquiry Inspector's report is being considered by the Secretary of State. A decision ( Ms Glenda Jackson )

  • Welsh Highland Railway January 25, 1999

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what reasons underlie the delay in announcing a decision on the inquiry into the application by the Ffestiniog Railway ( Mr. Wigley )

  • Severn Tunnel February 17, 1999

of the importance of railways in the Welsh economy. The noble Lord, Lord Crickhowell, said that the Welsh Assembly will take an interest in what happens with the Severn Tunnel. I am sure it will. However, although ( Lord Thomas of Gresford )

  • Welsh Highland Railway March 3, 1999

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions on what date he received the report of the inspector into the application by the Ffestiniog Railway company to re ( Mr. Wigley )

  • Welsh Highland Railway June 9, 2000

This is a matter for the Ffestiniog Railway Company, which as owners of the Welsh Highland Railway are responsible for its reconstruction. However, I understand that the company plan to complete ( Mr. Hill )

  • Rail Links (Shrewsbury) July 2, 2003

great fan of history. I was interested in finding out where the first railways went in Shrewsbury and throughout Shropshire. In 1835 the small Ffestiniog Railway proposed an alternative port in Morfa ( Mr. Marsden ) Rail Vehicle Accessibility Exemption Orders February 2, 2005 Accessibility Regulations (RVAR) and are operated by the Bristol Harbour Railway, Ffestiniog Railway Company, Furness Railway Trust, Isle of Wight Railway, Middleton Railway Trust and the Summerlee Heritage Park ( Lord Davies of Oldham )

  • Official Report of the Grand Committee on theRailways Bill February 28, 2005

that the content of section 3 of the Railways Act 2005 shall be included in any agreement between the Secretary of State or Scottish Ministers and infrastructure managers in respect of purposes and compliance ( Lord Berkeley )

Welsh Highland Railway[edit]

  • RESOLUTION. June 29, 1888

said, he did not rise at this late hour (11.20) to interpose at any length in the debate; indeed, he thought that the Welsh Members with whom he acted had very little occasion to elaborate their case ( MR. STUART RENDEL )

  • MOTION FOR ADDRESS. [ADJOURNED DEBATE]. February 1, 1893

colonial dependencies can send produce to London very much cheaper than we can send it from the south of Scotland, simply owing to the inequality of railway rates. Although I am not an advocate of protection ( SIR MARK JOHN STEWART )

  • ESTABLISHED CHURCH (WALES) BILL. March 21, 1895

had shown more moderation than many of his extreme followers would have had him show. He did not himself say that the movement for Disestablishment was largely due to the cupidity of the Welsh people ( VISCOUNT CRANBORNE )

  • PIERS AND HARBOURS (WALES). April 14, 1896

that the House of Commons had given its sanction to the policy of the Light Railway Bill. The arguments by which the introduction of that Bill was supported ran largely on the same lines as the arguments by which ( MR. HERBERT LEWIS )

  • PIERS AND HARBOURS (WALES). April 14, 1896

difference between the case of England and Wales, which came much nearer to those of the Western Highlands or the West Coast of Ireland. In the Principality the people were much poorer, and therefore much more ( *SIR G. OSBORNE MORGAN )

  • LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT. March 15, 1898

of the Welsh Party. I see no reason why its Members should dispute. I would like to be friends with everybody. The Amendment divides itself into two parts. The first is merely to substitute the word "desirable ( *MR. THOMAS LOUGH )

  • EDUCATION (SCOTLAND) BILL May 10, 1900

any contribution from the rates for the purpose of secondary education, but in this Bill there is no limitation as in the English Act and the intermediate Act for Wales. This new authority is given ( LORD TWEEDMOUTH )

  • ADDRESS IN ANSWER TO HIS MAJESTY'S MOST GRACIOUS SPEECH. February 18, 1901

be done to any lines of railway or public works"—amongst other things that will happen will be this—"the houses and farms in the vicinity of the place where the damage is done will be destroyed ( MR. LLOYD-GEORGE )

  • UNEMPLOYMENT. March 8, 1923

000 men employed on them. With regard to light railways, there have been two successful schemes which have been developing, and on those two schemes, one in Devon-shire, at Torrington, and one in the Welsh ( Sir M. BARLOW )

  • LIGHT RAILWAYS (GRANTS). July 27, 1925

cases. Government assistance has been given, or promised, with a view to the relief of unemployment, in the case of the following cross-country light railways: North Devon and Cornwall Junction, Welsh ( Colonel ASHLEY )

  • HERITAGE OF THE MINORITY. March 30, 1926

of letters, from the Highlands of Scotland down to Land's End in Cornwall, making suggestions and proposals for inclusion in my speech to-night in submitting this Motion to the House; and, in fact, if I ( Mr. GRIFFITHS )

  • PALESTINE AND EAST AFRICA LOANS (GUARANTEE) BILL. December 7, 1926

must the interests of the white population be allowed to he swamped by the interests of natives, however numerous, and that applied especially to the highland of Kenya, where the people of our own race ( Mr. MORGAN JONES )

  • CLAUSE 11.—(Working Agreements, etc.) July 12, 1928

and Monmouthshire, the Welsh Highland, and the North Devon and Cornwall—and the Great Western the London Midland and Scottish, and the Southern Railways. In these light railway companies public money to the amount ( Sir W. SUGDEN )

  • LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY (ROAD TRANSPORT) BILL. July 25, 1928

by corporations, councils and similar bodies. In the same way the Welsh Highland Railway has a total of £64,700 odd invested by district councils. Included in that amount is a sum of £35,000 provided by His Majesty

  • LONDON, MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY (ROAD TRANSPORT) BILL. July 25, 1928

and Montgomeryshire, the Welsh Highland, the East Kent Light Railway, the Kent and East Sussex Light Railway and others, act as feeders to one or other of the big railways. They serve both industrial and agricultural

  • ELECTRICITY SUPPLY. December 11, 1929

utmost to provide electricity for them, but it always seems to me so uneconomical to run a line, say, up a highland glen to three or four scattered farms, or up a Welsh valley, however nice the sue may ( Colonel ASHLEY )

  • ANNUAL HOLIDAY BILL. November 12, 1937

it is in England and Wales. Why should that be so? Surely it is not that the Scottish race is not as healthy as the English or Welsh. It is, as I say, because of bad housing conditions, poverty and lack of holidays ( Mrs. Hardie )

  • WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAY. July 17, 1941

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply whether he can give any information in connection with the sale of the Welsh Highland Railway, the length of the rail way, and the price ( Mr. Thorne )

  • WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAY. July 17, 1941

The material on the Welsh Highland Railway was requis- itioned by the Ministry of Supply some little time ago and is now in process of recovery for scrap purposes. The length of the track ( Mr. Harold Macmillan )

  • WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAY (TRACK). December 9, 1941

of the Welsh Highland Railway should be converted into a highway for pedestrians only? ( Mr. Kirby ) Regiments (War Service Abroad) February 6, 1945 Engineers. 150th Railway Construction Company. 577th Field Park Company, Royal Engineers. 238th Field Company, Royal Engineers. 242nd Field Company, Royal Engineers. 245th (Welsh) Field Company, Royal ( Sir J. Grigg )

  • FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN (SUNDAY OPENING) BILL November 23, 1950

will not be physically separate in any way and will contain two scenic railways, a miniature railway and a number of features such as "Dodgem" cars, swings, and roundabouts and "all the fun of the fair" with the usual ( Mr. Morrison )

  • HIGHLAND DEVELOPMENT April 25, 1951

to in the White Paper. Before doing this, I should like to offer my tribute to the White Paper by saying that it seems to me to be a meticulously careful study of the Highlands and Islands and that portion ( Mr. Hector Hughes )

  • ROAD IMPROVEMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION (PROPOSALS) December 8, 1953

in the first years of this programme. I should make it clear that the initiative for schemes on classified roads rests with the local highway authorities, who have also their own financial contribution to make ( The Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation (Mr. Alan Lennox-Boyd) )

  • BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION (REPORT AND ACCOUNTS) July 11, 1955

of branch lines. In the case of the sparsely populated areas of the Highlands, where branch lines never have paid and never will pay, but where they provide a service which no bus can provide—and, in certain ( Major Sir Duncan McCallum )

  • BRITISH TRANSPORT COMMISSION (REPORT AND ACCOUNTS) July 11, 1955

in Scotland; it has handicapped new industries; and it has impeded Highland development. It has, in particular, penalised the fishing industry and increased the prices of fish, meat and vegetables and other ( Mr. Hector Hughes )

  • RAILWAY STATIONS, INVERNESS TO WICK (CLOSURE) June 3, 1960

This is not a particularly difficult operation, because the bus services are provided by Highland Omnibuses, Limited, a company controlled by the British Transport Commission. So far as freight is concerned ( Mr. Hay )

  • ELECTRICITY GENERATION IN SCOTLAND March 16, 1961

Forbes, in much more passionate terms, 100 per cent. in support of the—Highlanders, I was going to say, because I think they have common cause with the Hydro-Electric Board. Indeed, I have been delighted ( LORD STONHAM )

  • RURAL TRANSPORT December 11, 1961

in the consideration which is to be given to the future of rural transport. I could quote here an incident from my own county in which the substitution of contract vehicles contributed to a branch railway becoming ( Mr. Hayman )

  • TRANSPORT BILL May 8, 1962

it is perfectly true that the Welsh railway system, as a railway system on its own, just cannot operate economically. Equally, the noble Lord, Lord Polwarth, in his excellent speech called attention to Scotland ( LORD LINDGREN )

  • TRANSPORT BILL July 2, 1962

be made about the occasion in 1953 when the names of the Secretary of State for Scotland and of the Minister for Welsh Affairs were included in an Act; and I am inclined to think, with the noble Lord, Lord ( LORD FERRIER )

  • RAILWAYS April 30, 1963

the Scottish Tourist Board issued a statement saying that it feared: "that the proposed railway amputations"— those were its own words— "would mean the withering away of whole Highland communities." Fifthly, I ( Mr. Harold Wilson )

  • NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE May 8, 1963

It is always pleasant to follow a Welsh Member, and I am happy on this occasion to follow the hon. Member for Abertillery (Mr. Ll. Williams). I feel that lam a brother Celt. I am most appreciative ( Sir David Robertson ) Companies and Nationalised Industries (Government Financial Interest) June 18, 1963 750 Itabira Iron Ore Co. Ltd. (in liquidation) … … … None None Welsh Highland Light Railway Co. (in liquidation) … None None 2. COMPANIES IN RECEIPT OF INTEREST-BEARING LOANS FROM GOVERN-MENT DEPARTMENTS ( Mr. W. Yates )

  • DEVELOPMENT IN RURAL AREAS February 7, 1964

I am pleased to follow the hon. Member for Edinburgh, Leith (Mr. Hoy) who, in a commendably short speech, mentioned about 12 different subjects, from forestry villages to shipping in the Highlands ( Mr. John Brewis ) Stocks, Shares and Other Securities (Government Holdings) April 27, 1965 Highland Light Railway Co. (in liquidation) Shareholding of £28,172.Itabira Iron Ore Co. Ltd. (in liquidation) 61,220 First Preference Shares of £1 each. 380,000 Second Preference Shares of £1 each. 493 ( Mr. MacDermot )

  • ROYAL COMMISSION August 5, 1965

(Special Procedure), Firearms, Backing of Warrants (Republic of Ireland), Highlands and Islands Development (Scotland), Merchant Shipping, Trade Disputes, Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages

  • ROYAL ASSENT August 5, 1965

Act 1965. 21. Statutory Orders (Special Procedure) Act 1965. 22. Firearms Act 1965. 23. Backing of Warrants (Republic of Ireland) Act 1965. 24. Highlands and Islands Development (Scotland) Act 1965. 25

  • BUS OPERATORS, ROAD HAULIERS AND PORTS AND DOCKS INDUSTRIES (NATIONALISATION) July 18, 1967

I am obliged to my hon. Friend and I am comforted by the comments of the hon. Member for Hillhead to the effect that it does not matter who owns such an enterprise. The Welsh are quickly converted ( Mr. Bence )

  • WELSH AFFAIRS May 7, 1969

That is, I feel, or should be, a great gratification to us and to those taking part. May I say that, according to the latest opinion poll, 90 per cent. of the Welsh are entirely in favour of the Investiture ( LORD OGMORE )

  • PROBLEMS OF SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND November 20, 1969

an excellent report and had long and intricate discussions with the Economic Planning Council for the South-West, should have a valuable contribution to make. The noble Earl, Lord Waldegrave, is very forgiving ( LORD CLIFFORD OF CHUDLEIGH )

  • Company Shares (Government Holdings) June 16, 1971

225,208* Toplis and Harding (Middle East) Ltd Nil Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd. 530,000‡‡ Welsh Highland Light Railway (in liquidation) 35,774 * Loan stock (including loans convertible into equity) or other ( Mr. Patrick Jenkin )

  • Regulator December 7, 1971

7% Unsecured Loan Stock 1975 (£940,000)§. Welsh Highland Light Railway Company (in liquidation) 5% Debenture (£35,774). * The Public Trustee holds these shares on behalf of the Secretary of State ( Mr. Rost )

  • Government Shareholdings February 8, 1972

000) (f) No Welsh Highland Light Railway (in liquidation). 5% Debenture Stock (£35,774) No Notes:(a) The information refers to the last accounting period for which information is available. The fact ( Miss Quennell )

  • Value Added Tax July 3, 1972

50p shares Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Limited (in liquidation) 875,000 £1 Ordinary shares, 12,000,000 25p shares (f) Welsh Highland Light Railway (in liquidation) 5% Debenture Stock (£35 ( Mr. Faulds )

  • THE SCOTTISH ECONOMY: NORTH SEA OIL AND GAS December 13, 1972

many others, I am not enthusiastic about Sir Andrew Gilchrist's statement that he now wishes to flood the Highlands with Englishmen. We, like the Welsh, have our own culture and our own way of life ( THE EARL OF CROMARTIE )

  • WELSH AFFAIRS December 19, 1972

that arises from the discovery off our shores of gas and oil. Up to now that has been an English or Scottish phenomenon. It is about to become a Welsh one, though I have no desire to speak in nationalistic ( Mr. Nicholas Edwards )

  • Companies (Government Participation) November 22, 1973

Welsh Highland Light Railway (in liquidation) 5% Debenture Stock (£35,774) … 42·09 — Light Railway Act 1896 Name of Company Amount of Grant Number of Government nominated directors Legislation ( Mr. Higgins )

  • STATE OF THE NATION November 5, 1974

since the Kilbrandon Report appeared, and that was after five years of work. Before the February election the Labour Party was committed to a Welsh Assembly, and therefore the Government are confident ( Mr. Wigley )

  • DEVOLUTION February 3, 1975

account of the views of the English, the Welsh and the Irish. But obviously, in a debate of this kind, there is not time to cover the whole ground. It is worth stating the fundamental reasons why Liberals ( Mr. J. Grimond )

  • DEVOLUTION January 12, 1976

General and Municipal Workers' Union (Scottish Branch) Transport and General Workers' Union (Scottish Agricultural and Forestry Section) Transport and General Workers' Union (Scottish Branch) Highlands ( Mr. Edward Short )

  • SELF-EMPLOYED AND SMALL BUSINESSES January 30, 1976

have been raised in relation to Scotland by the right hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr. Grimond) and the hon. Member for South Angus (Mr. Welsh). The hon. Member for Basingstoke also referred ( Mr. Mackenzie )

  • COMMUNITY LAND February 9, 1976

are operating railways, tramways, road transport, inland navigation, ports, harbours and so on, and other certain named bodies such as the British Airports Authority, the Civil Aviation Authority, the National ( Mr. Page )

  • Business Premises (Powers of Entry) March 2, 1981

of Trade 26. Merchant Shipping Act 1894; s463 Department of Transport 27. Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845; s30 28. Railway Fires Act 1905; s2 Welsh Office 29. Development of Rural ( Mr. MacGregor )

  • Nuclear Waste November 24, 1983

Association of District Councils Association of District Councils (Welsh Branch) Association of Local Authorities for Northern Ireland Association of Local Authority Valuers and Estate Surveyors Association ( Mr. Waldegrave )

  • Forestry Commission (Sales) January 17, 1984

March 1982 Name of Property County/Region Cullachy Highland Corrour Highland Inschtammack Grampian The Level Grampian Mearns Package Grampian Farnachty and Path Head Wood Grampian ( Mrs. Fenner )

  • Public Sector Industry (Finance) May 24, 1984

subsidy on the non-oil-related activities of the Highlands and Islands aerodromes. The Scottish Development Department assumed responsibility for the subsidy from 1980–81. ●Contribution towards the write ( Mr. Ridley )

  • Private Members' Bills March 15, 1985

Elections (Welsh Forms); Fireworks; Law of Property (Joint Tenants); Local Government (Development and Finance) (Scotland); Local Government (Pecuniary Interests); Merchant Shipping; National Health Service ( Mr. Biffen )

  • Scottish Tourist Board April 25, 1985

Pittenweem 3 Grangemuir Woodland Park' Ltd. 1981 Dunaird House, Dunkeld 1 Kildrummy Castle Hotel, Alford 1 Buchanan Arms Hotel, Drymen 1 Scottish Highland Hotels Establishment Assistance ( Mr. Allan Stewart )

  • Welsh Highland Light Railway Company April 29, 1985

asked the Secretary of State for Transport how many offers of purchase have been made to him in respect of his stock-holdings in the Welsh Highland Light Railway Company. ( Mr. D. E. Thomas )

  • Select Committees July 15, 1986

and to limit the size of the garrison requires each infrastructure project to be subject to careful scrutiny to ensure that it makes a proper contribution to the defence of the Islands and is an economical use ( The Prime Minister )

  • Private Members' Bills January 26, 1987

Insurance) Nullity of Marriage Powers of Attorney Unsolicited Goods and Services Welsh National Opera Company 1971–72 Affiliation Proceedings (Amendment) (No. 2) Carriage by Railway Chronically Sick ( Mr. Biffen )

  • Flooding in Wales October 21, 1987

My Lords, we are very grateful to the noble Lord for repeating the Statement and we welcome him as the spokesman on Welsh affairs in this House. We send our deep sympathies to the families of those ( Lord Cledwyn of Penrhos ) Private Members' Bills (Royal Assent) November 23, 1987 Criminal Procedure (Right of Reply) Dangerous Drugs Divorce (Scotland) Elections (Welsh Forms) Episcopal Church (Scotland) Films Fireworks Hairdressers (Registration) Law of Property (Joint Tenants) Local ( Mr. Wakeham )

  • Legislation June 10, 1988

(Amendment) (Scotland) Dangerous Drugs Divorce (Scotland) [Lords] Elections (Welsh Forms) Episcopal Church (Scotland) [Lords] Films [Lords] Fireworks Hairdressers (Registration) Married Women's Property [Lords ( Mr. Wakeham )

  • Tourism June 17, 1988

companies, the Georgian splendour of Fairfax house, lovingly restored by York civic trust, the Castle museum, effectively the nation's museum of everyday life, and, in the modern age, the National Railway ( Mr. Conal Gregory ) Reform of the Structural Funds: ECC Report October 12, 1988 on the ground—for instance, new roads, bridges, railways and port developments in certain areas—better support for innovative business, retraining, re-adaptation and diversification of rural areas ( Lord Strathclyde )

  • Government Achievements May 25, 1989

in tax rates and by the reform of national insurance contributions. The state retirement pensioners' earnings rule will be abolished from October 1989.Employment in the United Kingdom has risen by almost 3 ( The Prime Minister )

  • Public Sector October 18, 1991

The following enterprises are currently in the public sector: Audit Commission Bank of England Banking Department British Broadcasting Corporation British Coal British Railways Board British ( Mr. Mellor )

  • Public Sector February 16, 1993

The following enterprises are currently in the public sector: Audit Commission Bank of England Banking Department British Broadcasting Corporation British Coal British Railways Board British ( Mr. Portillo ) GENERAL DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE REGULATOR May 25, 1993 to secure it. The hon. Gentleman understandably—because he comes from a Welsh constituency—talked especially about Wales. I apologise for not being here at the beginning of his speech. I am sure ( Mr. Malcolm Bruce )

  • European Union May 16, 1994

Cromarty and Skye (Mr. Kennedy) mentioned that earlier. The highlands and islands of Scotland were lucky in getting objective 1 status. Northern Ireland and Merseyside have objective 1 status, but Wales ( Mr. Dafydd Wigley ) Railways Pension Scheme Order 1994 May 26, 1994 the effort of looking it up because I have the book open. It states: "Scheme No. 243. Highland Railway—artisans in workshops at Inverness—50 pence per week". I am grateful to my noble friend and to all those ( Lord Cochrane of Cults )

  • Private Finance Initiative March 22, 1995

[holding answer 21 March 1995]: The 29 projects were as follows:PROJECT TITLE, BY DEPARTMENTEnvironment 1. Docklands light railway Lewisham extension 2. Royal docks energy company initiative 3 ( Sir George Young )

  • National Lottery October 16, 1995

the Welsh highland railway, which received £4 million; the trans-Pennine trail; the millennium forests in Scotland; and the Sustran cycle tracks up and down the country. Regeneration is proving to be a great ( Mrs. Bottomley ) Heavy Vehicles (Train Transportation) March 18, 1996 of the Glan-Llyn Youth Centre Gwynedd 390,000.00 MC 02 October 1995 Welsh Highland Railway Restoration Porthmadog, Gwynedd 4,300,000.00 NLCB 23 November 1995 Gwynedd Pre-school Playgroup Association Gwynedd ( Mr. Soames )

  • National Lottery May 22, 1996

537,760.00 2 October 1995 Welsh Highland Railway Restoration Wales Porthmadog, Gwynedd 4,300,000.00 30 October 1995 Black Country Urban Forest WM Sandwell, Walsall, Dudley and Wolverhampton 4,247,540.00 30 ( Mr. Sproat )

  • Private Bills (Procedure) June 16, 1997

the evidence suggested that the 1992 Act was working well—until today, when I received a note from the Ramblers Association about the Welsh highland railway and the fact that some of the provisions of the 1992 ( Mr. Andrew F. Bennett )

  • Footpaths and Bridleways June 23, 1997

closure of footpaths and bridleways for the proposed Welsh Highland Railway Order; and if he will place a copy of his reply to the Ramblers Association concerning these issues in the Library. [4590] ( Mr. Bennett )

  • CTRL: Freight Capacity July 6, 1998

Ltd to construct Stratford International Station and a link to the West Coast Main Line at St Pancras. £68 million Inquiry report being considered. 8. Welsh Highland Railway Order 27/3/97 Application ( Baroness Hayman )

  • Welsh Highland Railway July 7, 1998

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions when he expects to announce the outcome of the public inquiry into the reopening of the Welsh Highland Railway ( Mr. Wigley )

  • Welsh Highland Railway October 28, 1998

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what advice he has received from the Countryside Council for Wales with regard to the proposed rebuilding of the Welsh Highland Railway through Snowdonia ( Mr. Paice )

  • Welsh Highland Railway October 28, 1998

for Wales on the proposed Welsh Highland Railway Order. The CCW did not object to the project in principle but raised a number of issues for consideration by the Secretary of State, including a recommendation ( Mr. Jon Owen Jones )

  • Welsh Highland Railway November 11, 1998

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will make a statement on the proposed Welsh Highland Railway Order. [59307] ( Mr. Wigley )

  • Welsh Highland Railway January 25, 1999

Company to reopen the Welsh Highland Railway between Dinas and Porthmadog; and if he will make a statement. [67136] ( Mr. Wigley )

  • Welsh Highland Railway March 3, 1999

-open the Welsh Highland Railway between Dinas and Porthmadog; and what was the average time taken by ministers to make a decision of such reports in the past three years. [74298] ( Mr. Wigley )

  • Welsh Highland Railway March 3, 1999

The Inspector's report following the public inquiry into the Welsh Highland Railway was received on 22 April 1998. In those five Transport and Works Act cases where decisions have been taken ( Ms Glenda Jackson ) Transport and Works Act 1992 June 23, 1999 the proposed international station at Sratford on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link; and the Welsh Highland Railway. ( Ms Glenda Jackson )

  • Welsh Highland Railway June 24, 1999

of the Welsh Highland Railway between Dinas and Porthmadog. [87583] ( Mr. Snape )

  • Welsh Highland Railway June 9, 2000

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will make a statement on progress in the reopening of the Welsh Highland Railway in Gwynedd. [125071] ( Mr. Wigley )

  • Welsh Highland Railway June 9, 2000

This is a matter for the Ffestiniog Railway Company, which as owners of the Welsh Highland Railway are responsible for its reconstruction. However, I understand that the company plan to complete ( Mr. Hill )

  • Wales in the World May 2, 2002

constituency is the Garw valley railway, the "Daffodil Line". Volunteers united to seek funds, helped by the local authority and other agencies, to put a steam railway back into a cul-de-sac valley—a valley ( Huw Irranca-Davies )

  • Transport Investment Plan December 17, 2002

that contractors are used. We have to spend more to replace railways because an awful lot of them were built by our Victorian forefathers. They were maintained in the BR days, but are now coming up for wholesale ( Mr. Darling )

  • Transport Responsibilities September 9, 2003

in the field of transport include, among others, maintenance and improvement of the Welsh trunk road network, funding local authority expenditure on roads, a range of road safety responsibilities, concessionary ( Mr. Jamieson )

  • Air Transport June 8, 2004

I shall concentrate on the Welsh dimension to air travel. Indeed, I am the first Member from the Celtic fringes to speak in this debate, although I see that the hon. Member for Edinburgh, West ( Albert Owen )

Croesor[edit]

  • LOCAL ACTS. August 15, 1879

clxxi. An Act to enable the Croesor and Portmadoc Railway Company to make and maintain a new Branch Line of Railway, to change their name; and for other purposes

  • MESSAGE FROM THE LORDS. May 21, 1901

Also a Bill intituled "An Act for the acquisition of the undertaking of the Portmadoc, Croesor, and Beddgelert Tram Railway Company; to construct railways and works in the parishes of Treflys Wales (Electricity Supply) May 15, 1981 identified in North Wales besides the existing station at Ffestiniog and the one under construction at Dinorwic. These are at Bowydd near Dolwyddelan, and in the Croesor Valley. Studies have not shown any ( Mr. Norman Lamont ) Hydroelectric Power Stations June 2, 1981 of the scheme at Nant Ffrancon was assessed to be of the order of 35 MW and that of the other three schemes of the order of 50 MW each.With respect to the Bowydd and Croesor pumped storage projects, generating ( Mr. Norman Lamont ) Water July 25, 1985 — * — Elan Reservoirs (S-TWA) * * * Elan Aquaduct (WWA) — * * Caerau SR — — * Llan Penmachno * — * Crai Reservoir — — * Cwmsymlog * — * Croesor — — * Afon Cym y Llan * — — Rhyd ( Mr. Wyn Roberts ) Welsh Language March 24, 1988 Borth Ysgol Gymraeg Morswyn Ysgol Gynradd Abergynolwyn Ysgol Gynradd y Bala Ysgol Gynradd Croesor Ysgol Dyffryn Ardudwy Ysgol Bro Cynfal Ysgol Gynradd y Ganllwyd Ysgol Edmwnd Prys Ysgol Glanypwll Ysgol ( Mr. Wyn Roberts ) Water Supplies June 16, 1988 Croesor 34 Rhyd 33,34 Rhydyronnen 33 Tir-Cawen 33 Details of the number of supplies treated with aluminium sulphate and the concentration of aluminium in supply are not held centrally. ( Mr. Grist ) Drinking Water February 3, 1989 000) Afon Cwm-y-Llan Bettws-y-Coed Croesor Cwm Cegr Springs Cwmsymlog Gryn Goch Llanbedr Springs Llanfynydd Llan Penmachno Nantmor Penygoyallt Rhyd Rhyd-Ddu Rhydyronnen Tir-Garwen Upper Wenallt Springs Wern ( Mr. Wyn Roberts ) Water Quality April 17, 1989 Bontgoch Penmaenmawr Garw Aber Parc Gwyn Capel Curig Abermagwr Rhydymaen Preseli Brithdir Pwllfa/Craig Braich y Rhiw Bryngwyn Croesor Bychau Glanllwyd Nantymoel Cwmpedol The Welsh water ( Mr. Grist ) Drinking Water May 2, 1989 34 — Croesor 34 — Rhyd 17, 33, 34 — Rhydyronnen 33 — 17 = Aluminium1 = Colour; 6 = pH unit; 33 = Iron;34 · Manganese Source Derogated Parameter Delayed Parameter Tir-Cawen 33 — Meifod ( Mr. Grist ) Drinking Water June 14, 1989 34 Gryn Goch 33 Nantmor 5,34 Rhyd-Ddu 34 Portis 34 Penyfan 33 Upper Wenallt Springs 33 Cwm Cegr Springs 33 Llanbedr Springs 33 Caerau 34 Llan Penmachno 15,34 Crai Reservoir 34 Croesor ( Mr. Grist ) Sites of Special Scientific Interest January 12, 1993 Coedydd Abergwynant 88 ha Migneint 4,108 ha Dduallt 135 ha Arfon Arthog 280 ha Pont Croesor 91 ha Llyn Tegid 484 ha Aberconwy Sychnant Pass 109 ha Fairy Glen Woods 43 ha Llynnau Mymbyr 67 ( Mr. David Hunt )

North Wales Narrow Gauge[edit]

  • RAILWAYS—THE BROAD AND NARROW GAUGE. June 16, 1846

in order to complete the general chain of narrow gauge communication from the north of England to the southern coasts, and to the port of Bristol, any suitable measures should be promoted to form a narrow ( SIR G. CLERK )

  • THE QUESTION OF THE GAUGES. July 17, 1846

that the sum should be contributed by the Exchequer, nor by the narrow gauge companies. Either of these three courses would be unjust, or unreasonable, or both. Therefore, as they could not compel the companies ( The EARL of DALHOUSIE )

  • RESOLUTION. June 17, 1870

Then, as regards the linen and flax-spinning trade of the North of Ireland, to which the hon. and learned Member did not in any way refer, although the labourers in that trade contribute equally ( MR. GOSCHEN )

  • RESOLUTION. March 7, 1873

to the Rouse how the idea of making these Punjab lines on the narrow gauge first arose. The making a railway up to Peshawur, which had been thought of at the time of the Mutiny, was first very seriously ( MR. GRANT DUFF )

  • OBSERVATIONS. March 10, 1882

to many advantages. Attention would be paid to the questions of making narrow-gauge railways to develop the agricultural districts, and of laying down steam tramways to work along the common roads ( MR. BLENNERHASSETT )

  • LIGHT RAILWAYS BILL. February 20, 1896

Then there was the question of transfer. In North Wales, where there were a few short lines of narrow gauge railway, that difficulty had been proved not to be of any consequence. Some thousands of tons of slates and coal were ( MR. M. VAUGHAN DAVIES )

  • PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS (RECESS). December 6, 1900

in the county of Carnarvon, from Snow-don Station to Beddgelert (North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways (Beddgelert Light Railway Extension) Order, 1900). 38. Light Railways Act, 1896—Copy of Order made by the Light COAL. May 2, 1901 to pay for the war, and there again I agree with him heartily. If he could get contributions from all those who clamoured for the war, beginning with the millionaires who took the initiative—if he could ( *MR. BURT )

  • MESSAGE FROM THE LORDS. May 17, 1904

Also, a Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Portmadoc, Beddgelert, and South Snowdon Railway Company to construct new railways and to authorise agreements between that Company and the North Wales

  • LIGHT RAILWAYS ACT, 1896. July 14, 1905

Wales Narrow Gauge Railways Company as a Light Railway and other matters (North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways (Light Railway) Order, 1905) [by Command]; to lie upon the Table.

  • LIGHT RAILWAYS ACT, 1893. July 14, 1905

Light Railways Order, 1901. (North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways (Light Railway) Order, 1905 authorising the working and maintenance of the Moel Tryfan Undertaking of the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways

  • LIGHT RAILWAYS ACT, 1890. November 1, 1906

Gauge Railways Company by the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways (Beddgelert Light Railway Extension) Order, 1900, and other matters (Portmadoc, Beddgelert, and South Snowdon Railway (Beddgelert Light

  • LIGHT RAILWAYS ACT, 1896. November 1, 1906

the Portmadoc, Beddgelert, and South Snowdon Railway Company), and the transfer to that company of the powers conferred upon the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways (Beddgelert Light Rail- way Extension) Order

  • TRADE FACILITIES BILL. March 5, 1924

to mention to the Financial Secretary. There was a list issued on 9th November, 1923. I see from it that the North Wales Power Company received £200,000; the Atlantic Transport Company, £400,000; the Stand ( Sir FREDRIC WISE )