B&FRHT (Registered no: 11668316) Garth Celyn, Penrhyndeudraeth, Wales, LL48 6RF

Local Support

11.1 A restored rail link has been on the agenda of local authorities in the region since the original rail connection was closed with several other attempts being made to restore the link to working order. There was also attempts to run a summer only service using a DMU to generate tourism by running trains to initially Maentwrog Road and later Trawsfynydd Lake Halt.

11.2 The local councils are known to support projects that have an objective of improving employment in the region and the Trust intends to work with the councils to maximise the benefits of the Heritage Railway Operation to the region.

11.3 The line is listed under the Campaign for Better Transports publication – ‘The case for Expanding the Rail Network under Annex 3 Priority 2. A priority 2 listing is a feasible project which requires further development or changed circumstances to assist the project being taken forward as a strategic national case for improvement of the UK’s rail infrastructure.