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Garewen No.2 to Amlych Station

Section of Line Opened Closed Notes
Gaerwen No. 2 to Amlych Station 07.12.1964 (P)
Junctions and other features Running Lines Stations, Signal Boxes and Junctions Distance from Signal Box above Loops and Refuge Sidings Notes
Maximum permissible speed 45 m.p.h.
1 Gaerwen No.2
2 Llangefni Station 4m 759yds
3 Llangwyllog2 2m 1115yds CL 18
4 Llanerchymedd2 3m 1652yds
Rhosgoch Station
5 Amlwch Station3 6m 1017yds

1. There was another station between Lllangefni and Gaerwen No.2 called Holland Arms. This closed on 04.08.1952. There was also a branch from here to Red Wharf Bay and Benllech. This branch closed to passenger traffic on 22.11.1930 and to goods traffic on 03.04.1950. Ceint, Rhyd-y-Saint, Pentraeth and Llanbedr-Goch were the intimidate stations, with only Pentraeth having goods facilities. The line opened to Pentraeth on 01.07.1908 and to Red Wharf Bay and Benllech on 25.05.1909. Passenger and goods facilities closed as per the dates for the line. Distances were shown in 1937 as 4m 1425 yds from Holland Arms to Pentraeth and then 1m 1645 yds from there to Amlwch. Max speed then was 25 mph. It was single line and working was by staff.
2. For some reason these stations are not shown in Clinker’s Register of Closed Passenger Stations.
3. Associated Octel Sidings – Amlywch closed to all traffic on 07.12.1964.


Anglesey Central Railway Company. An interesting project to reopen the route to Amlwch.
Amlwch Net. Photographs of the line during diesel days.
Railway to Red Wharf Bay. An interesting article with photographs provided by the BBC.