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Cambrian Line
An Arriva Trains Wales Class 158 pulls into Dovey Junction station, where the line splits to Pwllheli and Aberystwyth
Overview
Type Heavy rail
System National Rail
Status Operational
Locale England:
Shropshire
Wales:
Powys
Ceredigion
Gwynedd
Termini Shrewsbury
Pwllheli / Aberystwyth
Stations 33
Services Shrewsbury–Pwllheli
Shrewsbury–Aberystwyth
Operation
Opened 1855–1869
Owner Network Rail
Operator(s) Transport for Wales
Character Rural
Rolling stock Class 158 Express Sprinter
Class 97 Tractor
Technical
Line length Shrewsbury–Aberystwyth
80 mi 59 ch (129.93 km)
Shrewsbury–Pwllheli
117 mi 69 ch (189.68 km)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Cambrian Coast Railway - geograph.org.uk - 214756
A single-track stretch on the Cambrian Coast Line

The Cambrian Line (Welsh: Rheilffordd y Cambrian), sometimes called the Cambrian Coast Line, is a railway line that runs from Shrewsbury, England to Aberystwyth and Pwllheli, Wales.

It is a very scenic route. It runs through the Cambrian Mountains in central Wales and along the coast of Cardigan Bay.

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