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2013 July - Presentation of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

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This award recognises the work that volunteers of the Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society have contributed to preserving and operating the Railway since 1951.

Various dignitaries gathered at Tywyn Wharf station on the Talyllyn Railway on Friday 26th July 2013, in order to ride a special train to Abergynolwyn station where the Lord-Lieutenant of Gwynedd was to present the Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

Richard Hope, President of the Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society, with a special certificate and also a commemorative piece of crystal inscribed with the award’s insignia.

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