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Pont Croesor Extension

Penmount Crossing


These views show Penmount Crossing in August 2000

The track at this point will have to be lowered from the existing level, by a few inches, to fit in with the current road levels.

28Aug00
Towards Minffordd
28Aug00
Pen-y-Mount Station
28Aug00
Towards Tremadog
28Aug00
Towards Pont Croesor
'Limit of Shunt'

During the Foot and Mouth crisis, this was the closest we could get. As can be seen, the next job will be to remove all the remaining rubbish from this section.

Mar01
1Sep01
Work restarts at last, and a temporary gate has been installed across the trackbed.
Aug01
Christmas 2001, and kissing gates are installed for the footpath.
Dec01
Dec01
 
Dec01

Feb 2003, and the tree surgeon had been.
Feb03
Feb03
March 2003, and the alignment has been set out with pegs.
Mar03
Mar03
Spring bash '03, and the 'haul road' starts
Mar03
Mar03

Penmount Crossing is started
Oct05
Oct05
Oct05
Oct05
Oct05
Oct05
Oct05
Oct05
Oct05
Oct05
Oct05
 
Oct05
Oct05

New joggle fish plates between SAR & polish rail

 
Mar06

Concreting the crossing, using Porthmadog Concrete's 'Longest Concrete Conveyer in Wales'

Dec06
Dec06
Dec06
Dec06
Dec06

Christmas 2006 and the crossing is almost complete.
Dec06
Dec06

Planting the sign posts.
Jan07
Jan07

Putting up the signs.
Mar07
Mar07

 


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Andy Goodwin 2006

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