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Talyllyn heritage railway anniversary

EDM (Early Day Motion) 12: tabled on 11 May 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House warmly congratulates Talyllyn Railway, Tywyn on its seventieth anniversary of running a public train service with volunteers, preserving its unique heritage for thousands of visitors to enjoy; notes that the railway dates from 1865, and was built to serve slate quarries above Abergynolwyn; further notes that Talyllyn Railway was the first heritage railway to be run by volunteers in preservation, igniting the enthusiasm of people across the UK leading to the development of the heritage railway movement; regrets the 18 months of loss of income suffered by heritage railways due to the covid- outbreak; and wishes the Talyllyn heritage railway well as it starts to welcome visitors again.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.