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Corwen News June 2022

platform building at the side of a railway track

The arrival of mid-year saw the Dee Valley in full bloom. The weather has been mostly dry and warm, providing ideal growing conditions for all sorts of plants. As far as the railway has been concerned, the “growing” has been in the less convenient spots like along the “four foot” and in the “cess”, giving the track a fresh and green appearance.!

Unfortunately this growth obscures the state of the track from drivers and gets caught up in the running gear of trains. A little later than anticipated, the operations and p-way departments have put together a weed control wagon which will go out on to the track fairly soon to restore a bit of order to “mother n ature’s” latest encroachment. The train will operate for the full length of the line, with spraying operations being supervised by suitably qualified volunteers.

Here’s a link to latest edition: CCNL June 2022

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