Gwersyllt & Summerhill

Gwersyllt Railway Station

Wayside station on the former Wrexham, Mold and Connah’s Quay Railway line between Shotton and Wrexham. Opened with the line in 1866, it was renamed Gwersyllt in 1959. The station is 3.5 km (2¼ miles) north [more]

1700s

Ellesmere Canal – Gwersyllt to Ffrwd Section

In 1800 the abandonment of the Ellesmere Canal main line from Trevor via Wrexham to Chester was already being mooted, mainly because Flintshire and Deeside collieries had already reached tidal water via short tramways or [more]

Transport

Wrexham Bypass construction (A483)

Small selection of photographs showing the various stages of Wrexham Bypass construction (A483) in 1989. Source: kindly supplied by Mary Ellen Freeman from her late brothers collection.

Marchwiel

Marchwiel Station

Marchwiel railway station was a station in Marchwiel, Wrexham. The station was opened on 2 November 1895 and closed on 10 September 1962. Preceding Station/Halt Following Station/Halt (coming soon) Back to Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway. [more]

Bangor On Dee

Dee River Crossing

The Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway. At 45m the lattice bridge spanned the River Dee near to Overton On Dee carrying the Wrexham Central to Ellesmere Railway. It was dismantled following the closure of the line [more]

Railways

Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway

The Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway originally ran from Wrexham Central Station, to Ellesmere Station in Shropshire, England. The line first opened in 1895 and closed in 1962. The section between Wrexham Central and Abenbury was [more]

60s

Cadbury’s Railway Sidings

The Wrexham to Ellesmere Line, previous stop before crossing the Kings Mills viaduct was Abenbury Brickworks Sidings, previous stop was Caia Road Sidings the line then proceeds to Marchwiel Station. Preceding Station/Halt Following Station/Halt (coming [more]

Places

Abenbury – Kings Mills Viaduct

The Wrexham to Ellesmere Line, previous stop was Hightown Halt next stop on the line is Cadburys sidings. Preceding Station/Halt Following Station/Halt Back to Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway.