Transport Delights

Barmouth Bridge/Viaduct
Train departing Barmouth, about to enter the tunnel before crossing the bridge.
Barmouth Bridge/Viaduct
Train crossing the bridge at the section which swung open to allow high vessels to gain access to the Mawddach estuary.
Barmouth Bridge/Viaduct
At 699 metres in length this wooden viaduct is the longest in Wales and is a Grade II listed structure.
Barmouth Bridge/Viaduct
This is the route of the Cambrian line which serves mid and north-west Wales, terminating at Pwllhelli. A path alongside allows use by pedestrains and cyclists.
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
A record holding canal aqueduct, being the longest in Britain and the highest in the world.
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
The aqueduct is part of the Llangollen Canal, formerly the Shropshire Union Canal, and carries narrow boat traffic high above the River Dee. The towpath alongside is accessible for pedestrians, having originally served as a path for the horses which pulled the boats.
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
The aqueduct was completed in 1805. It has 18 stone arches and a cast iron trough.
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
The design and construction was the work of civil engineers Thomas Telford and William Jessop.
Ponycysyllte Aqueduct
The aqueduct caused a sensation at its time of construction and still delights visitors to the area. Like all canals in Britain, its original purpose was to carry bulk freight. Nowadays it is a very popular route for leisure boating, providing a scenic route with views of the Dee valley.
Llangollen Canal
An access bridge over the canal close to the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
Bournemouth West Cliff Railway
One of 3 cliff railways in Bournemouth, providing access to the beach from the cliffs above.
Bournemouth West Cliff Railway
Bournemouth West Cliff Railway
Kyle of Lochalsh Station
The end of the line from Dingwall to Kyle of Lochalsh, one of the world's great railway journeys. Before the opening of the road bridge to Skye there was a link with the ferries to the island.
Snowdon Mountain Railway
Snowdon Mountain Railway
Snowdon Mountain Railway
Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway
This fantastic cliff railway has operated continuously since 1890. It was constructed to provide a link between Lynmouth at the bottom of the cliff and Lynton at the top, principally to service the increasing tourist trade. The top station at Lynton stands 500 feet above the lower station at Lynmouth, which, with the inclination of the slope, provides a rail length of 862 feet.
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