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Mid Wales, up in the mountains above Porthmadog.
Railway type and traffic
Mainly DMUs, with the occasional special railtour working.
Depressing area surrounded by slate but very photogenic.
There is parking in the town.
Not many - best to take a snack or buy refreshments on the Ffestiniog train.
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Blaenau Ffestiniog general view map
Blaenau Ffestiniog close up map
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A station with both full size and miniature steam trains. Most shots will have a background of slate.
General views - All photographs © Alan Wallwork unless otherwise stated
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