Abergynolwyn railway station
|Original company||Talyllyn Railway|
|Operated by||Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society|
|1976||Platform extended for two trains|
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Originally this was the terminus for passenger trains, though the line continued onward to the incline up to the slate quarry at Bryn Eglwys, and another incline down into the village. In 1976 this former mineral line was opened to passengers, though Abergynolwyn remains the principal station at the eastern end of the line as there are no facilities at Nant Gwernol, the current terminus.
As at Tywyn Wharf and all other stations, there is only one platform, on the north side of the line. When the line was extended it became necessary to accommodate two trains simultaneously, so the platform was extended in length, making it the longest narrow gauge railway platform in Britain at the time.
Abergynolwyn is Welsh for Mouth of the River with a Whirlpool.
- Talyllyn Railway Guide Book
- "Talyllyn Railway route information". Retrieved 10 October 2010.
- Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.
- Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 0-9068-9999-0. OCLC 228266687.
- Station on navigable O.S. map
|Preceding station||Heritage railways||Following station|
|Quarry Siding||Talyllyn Railway||Nant Gwernol|
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