The Blog

BACK TO 1911 AT RHYL MINIATURE RAILWAY

Volunteers at Britain’s oldest miniature railway have been busy restoring the line’s first locomotive from 1911 Prince Edward of Wales. Les Hughes, Chairman of Rhyl Steam Preservation Trust, said ‘In 2014 we had the opportunity to buy back the railway’s original...

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PIRATES TAKE OVER AT MARINE LAKE !

Captain Hook and his Pirate friends took over Marine Lake for a Swashbuckling weekend on May bank holiday 2016. The ‘Battle of the White Swan’ took place each day on the lake itself – a spectacle for all to see! There was free family entertainment, on all three days...

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To start at the Beginning

It was Henry Greenly (1876–1947) who was the true founder of Rhyl Miniature Railway. As a prolific designer of miniature steam locomotives he was a genius. It was Greenly who in 1911 first described the Marine Lake site in Rhyl as ideal for a miniature railway, and...

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Welcome to the Rhyl Miniature Railway Blog!

You can use this new feature to tell us what you think about our website and our railway. If you have visited us recently what were your impressions of us? Maybe you have tried the new learning area of our website and would like to leave feedback about a particular...

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