Model Railway - Conwy Valley Railway Museum, The Old Goods Yard, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, North Wales, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 53° 05.569 W 003° 48.012
30U E 446414 N 5882895
Quick Description: Within the Conwy Valley Railway Museum are some detailed model railway displays.
Location: North Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/10/2010 2:30:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM97ME
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member IDIFers
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Long Description:
The detail in these model railways is incredible with many aspects of life in North Wales being portrayed. Amongst the displays the following are portrayed:

Jack Nelson Dioramas
Broad Street Goods Depot
Liverpool Road Manchester
Runcorn Bridge
Edge Hill Tunnel
Wavertree Station
A typical Small Coaling Stage
A typical Goods Yard

Entrance to the model railway is through the main shop entrance. The shop includes many parts for building your own model railway with Hornby kits, airfix kits and even aeroplane kits.
Scale: OO gauge -1:76.2 (UK)

What is the herald of the layout? (Is there a featured railroad line(s) for the layout):
Many areas of North Wales are depicted including the specific displays listed above. There is also an interactive model which can be operated for 50p.


What is the theme of the layout?:
Historic, Combination and Mining


What is the era of the layout? (What time period does the layout depict?):
Combination with an emphasis on the Slate Industry from the Victorian era.


Is there an admission fee? If so how much..:
£1.50 for Adults 80p for Children and OAPs


Is this location handicap accessible?: Yes

What type of location is this layout found in? ( Museum, Club, Hobby Shop, Business, Manufacturer,..:
Conwy Valley Railway Museum


Layout Website: [Web Link]

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