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Rheidol rebirth continues: a new station for Aberystwyth

THE reinvigoration of the Vale of Rheidol Railway has reached another stage – with the announcement that passenger facilities are to be significantly enhanced at the line’s Aberystwyth terminus.

Titled ‘Wales to the World’, the £2.2 million project will see the current terminus transformed into a GWR-style station suitable for the modern tourist, together with the creation of a multi-function display and entertainment facility within the one-time standard gauge steam locomotive shed.

Alongside these visitor-focused developments, a new carriage storage shed will be built, allowing the collection of GWR carriages to be stored in a protected environment and aid their long-term conservation.

A grant of £1.6 million is being invested in

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