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narrow gauge

a railway track with a smaller distance between the lines than the standard gauge of 56½ inches
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And in the mid '70s - after several visits to South Wales - Tony found a suitable site for his dream of creating a narrow gauge railway in Pant, Merthyr Tydfil, and moved there with his family.
Stan Lawler, secretary of Woodhorn Narrow Gauge Railway Society, said: "Keeping our original Hunslet in service was becoming increasingly difficult.
She attended the local primary school before going on to secondary school in Blaenau Ffestiniog, travelling there like all the children by narrow gauge railway every day.
The Mull and West Highland Narrow Gauge Railway Company were started by local businessman Graham Ellis to take tourists from the ferry terminal at Craignure to the castle gardens.
Watch the scenery roll past when you ride the West Somerset Steam Railway between Bishops Lydeard and Minehead, the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway and the reopened section of the Lynton and Barnstaple narrow gauge railway from Woody Bay Station to Parracombe.
The home of the busiest narrow gauge railway in the UK?
To savour the Lakes as they were years ago, go west and take England's oldest narrow gauge railway from Ravenglass and chug seven miles through quiet, green Eskdale.
The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum Trust want to acquire William Finlay, built by Fletcher, Jennings and Company, to display in Tywyn.
As a narrow gauge railway operating at high altitude, special care should have been taken to ensure that it was safely maintained and operated.
Great Spring Gardens of Cornwall & Spring at Eden Price includes Private coach travel from your local area Three nights' stay with three course evening meal & cooked breakfast Entrance to the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Eden Project and Lanhydrock Gardens Visits to Truro and Mevagissey 11 April 2014 4 days from PS249 Relive the golden age of steam and travel the length of the longest heritage railway in the country, before catching the train from England's highest narrow gauge railway station.