Vale of Clwyd Railway

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Vale of Clwyd Railway
North Wales
Coast Line
Foryd Pier
Foryd
renamed Kinmel Bay
Rhyl
Foryd
original location
St George
Rhuddlan
Faenol Bach
St Asaph
Llannerch
(private station)
Trefnant
Mold and Denbigh
Junction Railway
Quarry
Denbigh
Denbigh, Ruthin &
Corwen Railway

The Vale of Clwyd Railway was a 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) (standard-gauge) line which connected the towns of Rhyl and Denbigh via St Asaph. It was designed by engineer G. W. Hemans who was born in St Asaph.[1]

At Rhyl the line connected with the North Wales Coast Line.

At Denbigh the line connected with the Denbigh, Ruthin and Corwen Railway and the Denbigh and Mold Junction Railway.

An extension of the line terminated at Foryd Pier.[2]

The line was closed to passengers in 1955 and completely from 1 January 1968.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Willoughby Hemans". Grace's Guide. Retrieved 6 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Foryd Pier". Disused stations. Retrieved 7 July 2017.