Great Western Railway (GWR)

Collection Objects

Number Railway Object Type Description Image
TYWRM:GW001 Great Western Railway photograph photograph of Talyllyn Lake in frame file GW001.jpg
TYWRM:GW002 Great Western Railway wagon slate wagon; metal; 2 ft nominal gauge file GW002.jpg
TYWRM:GW003 Great Western Railway trolley Great Western Railway sack trolley from Barmouth file GW003.jpg
TYWRM:GW005 Great Western Railway bookmark souvenir bookmark file GW005-1.jpg
TYWRM:GW006 Great Western Railway handbill Double 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.