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2014 - Summer Outdoor Week Achievements and Thanks

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Wharf South Side Creation of a concrete walkway across the track to the Gunpowder shed Work on the turntable Rationalisation of the services adjacent to Llechfan Removal of the remaining turnouts alongside the hedge Wharf A further load of a 100 plus second-hand jarrah sleepers were brought down from Quarry Siding to top up the for disposal stacks Wharf – Pendre The lineside was strimmed to complete the sections the flail mower cannot manage A line inspection was carried out Pendre – Ty Mawr Strimming at Pendre Lineside strimming to east of the rail stacks Ty Mawr to Rhydyronen Bramble removal Flail mower work Rhydyronen Strimming between milepost 2 and Tynllwyn caravan site gate Hedge cutting Station painting including lime washing the waiting area walls Rhydyronen to Brynglas Flail mowing & bramble removal Brynglas Lime washing the waiting area walls Strimming between the stop boards Removal of problem overhanging branches Improving sight lines Brynglas to Dolgoch Some bramble removal Line inspection between milepost 4 and Dolgoch Dug out a length and a half between west of the under bridge near 4 ¾ milepost Re-ballasted the above length with the available ballast Painting the viaduct handrails Drainage work Vegetation clearance and removal of the arisings Dolgoch to Quarry Siding Line inspection Bramble clearance Delivery of 55 drilled sleepers Quarry Siding Loaded and drilled 143 sleepers ready for next winter’s work Quarry Siding to Abergynolwyn Line inspection Bramble clearance Overhanging branch removal Removal of excess lineside growth Drainage work Abergynolwyn Painting the east and west ends of the awning Cleaning half of the underside of the awning Painting the green around the windows and doors Staining the palings each side of the steps Staining the hand rails on the steps and approach path Staining the doors on the old toilet block in the car park Staining 99% of the low level station Cleaned the signal in the play area Strimming in the station, drive, car park and play areas Overhanging branch removal Removal of excess lineside growth Improving signal sight lines Painting the timetable sign uprights in the drive Abergynolwyn to Nant Gwernol Line inspection Bramble removal Drainage work Nant Gwernol Drainage work Delivery of 88 drilled sleepers Plus all the tasks I have overlooked Thank you very much again to everyone who was able to help in any way during week.

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