Great Western Railway (GWR)

Collection Objects

NumberRailwayObject TypeDescriptionImage
TYWRM:GW001Great Western Railwayphotographphotograph of Talyllyn Lake in frame file GW001.jpg
TYWRM:GW002Great Western Railwaywagonslate wagon; metal; 2 ft nominal gauge file GW002.jpg
TYWRM:GW003Great Western RailwaytrolleyGreat Western Railway sack trolley from Barmouth file GW003.jpg
TYWRM:GW005Great Western Railwaybookmarksouvenir bookmark file GW005-1.jpg
TYWRM:GW006Great Western RailwayhandbillDouble sided GWR handbill advertising the Festiniog Railway and the Snowdon Mountain Railway file GWR006A.jpg

The Great Western Railway inherited the Vale of Rheidol Railway (1ft 11½in or 600mm) and the Welshpool and Llanfair Railway (2ft 6in or 760mm) from the Cambrian Railways at the Grouping in 1923 and purchased the Corris Railway (2ft 3in or 685mm) in 1930.