Welsh Railways

Vale of Rheidol Railway

18.9 km, Gauge 60 cm

Opened in 1902 from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge / Pontarfynach, to carry lead ore and timber, and as a tourist attraction.

closed goods mid 20s,

(1931) Re-opened 1945 july (summer) winter : passenger traffic only)

Harbor branch closed in 1930.

Passed into British Railways control where it was eventually became the only steam-operated railway run by BR, after 1967.

Now run by Brecon Mountain Railway.