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photo of Richard Hope, Sonia Rolt and David Mitchell at the Tywyn launch of the LTC Rolt birthday celebrations
Richard Hope, Sonia Rolt and David Mitchell at Wharf Station, Tywyn

Birthday celebration at the Talyllyn Railway

Tom Rolt's birthday was celebrated on 11th February at the Talyllyn Railway. The celebration was launched in the museum at Wharf Station, Tywyn, with an exhibition about Tomís life and work.

People from the preservation world gathered from far and wide for this event. It was opened with speeches by Richard Hope OBE, the Talyllyn Preservation Society's President, and Tomís widow, Sonia Rolt.

Guests were invited to travel on a special commemorative train, The Rolt Centenarian.

'The Rolt Centenarian' takes on water at Dolgogh
'The Rolt Centenarian' takes on water at Dolgogh

More about the exhibition at Tywyn can be seen on the Narrow Gauge Railway Museum website (www.ngrm.org.uk).



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