Llwyngwern railway station

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Llwyngwern was a station on the Corris Railway in Wales, built to serve the hamlet of Pantperthog and the residents of Plas Llwyngwern, where a daughter of the 5th Marquess of Londonderry lived with her husband. Although the Plas was in Montgomeryshire, the station was across the Afon Dulas in Merionethshire. The station was built at Llwyngwern, rather than at Pantperthog, because there is a very tight bend and a steep gradient on the railway at Pantperthog. The station was sited at the junction between the main line of the Corris Railway and the horse-worked branch to the former Llwyngwern slate quarry, which is now the home of the Centre for Alternative Technology.

Part of the station building survives as a bus shelter.

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Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Ffridd Gate   Corris Railway   Esgairgeiliog

Coordinates: 52°37′23″N 3°50′45″W / 52.6230°N 3.8457°W / 52.6230; -3.8457