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Merddin's Summer of Woe - 2008

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Finally Merddin Emrys returned to service over the 2008 August Bank Holiday weekend after a few test runs before hand. The return was celebrated with some trains that were a little unusual.

On Sunday 24th David Lloyd George and Merddin Emrys went out to play together

 

 

On Sunday 24th August 2008, August Bank Holiday Weekend, Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George double headed a train to Blaenau.

Seen here they are just getting away from Minffordd Station.

 

A Martin Ellis Photo

 

 

On Sunday 24th August 2008, August Bank Holiday Weekend, Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George double headed a train to Blaenau.

Having left Minffordd they are on Gwyndy Bank

 

A Martin Ellis Photo

 

 

On Sunday 24th August 2008, August Bank Holiday Weekend, Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George double headed a train to Blaenau.

Here the pair are arriving at Tan-y-Bwlch

 

A Martin Ellis Photo

 

 

On Sunday 24th August 2008, August Bank Holiday Weekend, Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George double headed a train to Blaenau.

Having taken water they are starting away from Tan-y-Bwlch where the rails can be slippery even on a dry day

 

A Martin Ellis Photo

 

 

On Sunday 24th August 2008, August Bank Holiday Weekend, Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George double headed a train to Blaenau.

Now they're just above Tan-y-Griseau

 

A Martin Ellis Photo

 

 

On Sunday 24th August 2008, August Bank Holiday Weekend, Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George double headed a train to Blaenau.

Above Tan-y-Griseau

 

A Martin Ellis Photo

 

 

On Sunday 24th August 2008, August Bank Holiday Weekend, Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George double headed a train to Blaenau.

Above Tan-y-Griseau

 

A Martin Ellis Photo

 

On Sunday 24th August 2008, August Bank Holiday Weekend, Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George double headed a train to Blaenau.

DLG and Merddin double heading at Penrhyn on the way down

 

Photo by Andrew Thomas

 

 

 

DLG and Merddin double heading at Penrhyn on the way down

 

Photo by Andrew Thomas

 

 

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