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Camwell Personal Film No. 61: Reopening of Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

Camwell Personal Film No. 61: Reopening of Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

The Earl and Countess are in the limelight as the Welshpool and Llanfair railway is declared open as a preserved railway.

Amateur film 1963 2 mins Silent

Overview

Through the lens of renowned railway enthusiast William Arthur ‘Cam’ Camwell we take another trip to Welshpool, this time to see the official opening and the cutting of the ribbon at Raven Square. The Earl and Countess both get the limelight as the Welshpool and Llanfair is declared a preserved railway. See a train carefully marshalled across the road at Raven Square before the film journey continues into the town of Welshpool. This section of line is no longer open today and the preserved route is curtailed at Raven Square.