Pfince Edward of Wales at FairbourneIn this weeks Throwback Thursdays, we see Steam Locomotive Prince Edward of Wales at Fairbourne during the railways Century of Steam Gala in 2016.


Prince Edward at the Fairbourne Railway Century of Steam Gala

Prince Edward of Wales was built for the Fairbourne in 1916 by W.J.Bassett-Lowke.  In 1923 they swapped it for another engine and it moved to Llewelyn’s Miniature Railway at Southport, and during its life it was briefly used at the Lightwater Valley Railway. In 1994 its current owner began an extended restoration programme.

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I have had an interest in Railways for as long as I can remember. I am a member of a number of heritage railways and actively volunteer at 2 of them. I enjoy all types of railways, real life, model and simulations. I started RailAdvent in 2014 and am the main editor of the site.