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Press Release - 'Prince’ is Coming to the Party

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Announcing the Special Guest for our 150th Party Gala Weekend Following on from the revelation of the new liveries for ‘Talyllyn’ and ‘Dolgoch’, the Talyllyn Railway is delighted to announce that there will be the opportunity to see three of the world’s most iconic narrow gauge locomotives in steam together for the first time.

When ‘Prince’ was built, it was thought impossible to design practical working steam locomotives for so narrow a gauge.

However, ‘Prince’ and its fellows became the pioneers of narrow gauge steam traction on the 2ft gauge, and over 150 years later have demonstrated the practically of the original concept.

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