Super Power Weekend, September 2005

143 shunted the wagons into the siding at the south end of Rhyd Ddu and following a few words a bottle champagne was opened to mark the start of volunteering on Phase 4. The group then proceeded to unload a number of sleepers from the stack brought up on the train; once the passengers had returned to the train for the journey back, the sleepers were put back on the wagon...
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Rhyd Ddu - Launching Phase 4

The cheery crowd in the wagons arrive at Rhyd Ddu!       (18/09/2005)
The cheery crowd in the wagons arrive at Rhyd Ddu!
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143 prepares to shunt the wagons off the rear of the mixed train.       (18/09/2005)
143 prepares to shunt the wagons off the rear of the mixed train.
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143 draws back the wagons from the rear of the mixed train.       (18/09/2005)
143 draws back the wagons from the rear of the mixed train.
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Running back round the curve, 143 pulls the wagons clear of the loop.       (18/09/2005)
Running back round the curve, 143 pulls the wagons clear of the loop.
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Unloading sleepers at Rhyd Ddu to mark the start of the Phase 4 construction project.       (18/09/2005)
Unloading sleepers at Rhyd Ddu to mark the start of the Phase 4 construction project.
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Another view of the gang unloading sleepers at Rhyd Ddu.       (18/09/2005)
Another view of the gang unloading sleepers at Rhyd Ddu.
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Are they coming down off the wagon or back onto itů???   (18/09/2005)
Are they coming down off the wagon or back onto itů???
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Now you’ve unloaded them, they need to go back on the wagon again...!       (18/09/2005)
Now you’ve unloaded them, they need to go back on the wagon again...!
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143 ready to depart from Rhyd Ddu back to Caernarfon in the afternoon sunshine.       (18/09/2005)
143 ready to depart from Rhyd Ddu back to Caernarfon in the afternoon sunshine.
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