Platform Ticket: Reopening of Llanfair P.G. Railway Station

Scope and Content

PLATFORM TICKET: Reopening of Llanfair P.G. Railway Station to passenger traffic by British Rail.

Ticket notes that this is the only time the full spelling of Llanfair P.G. has appeared on the postmark of the envelope and as such, goes into postal history as the longest postmark name in the world.

Includes addressed envelope.

Administrative / Biographical History

Llanfairpwll railway station is a station on the North Wales Coast Line from London Euston to Holyhead, Anglesey. The station was closed in 1966 but reopened in 1970 as the terminus for trains from Holyhead due to the fire on the Britannia Bridge. It was closed again in January 1973 for four months for allow two non-wooden platforms to be installed.

Access Information

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Adnau preifat / Private deposit


Os gwelwch yn dda archebwch y dogfenau gan ddefnyddio y rhif cyfeirnod amgen (lle ddarperidd) / Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided)

Other Finding Aids

Mae copiau clawr caled o`r catalogau ar gael yn Archifau Ynys Môn ac yn y Gofrestr Cenedlaethol Archifau. Polisi Archifau Ynys Môn yw catalogio yn iaith y ddogfen./Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Archifau Ynys Môn /Anglesey Archives to catalogue in the language of the document.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Cyflwr da /Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Hayden Burns for Archifau Ynys Môn using the following source: Archifiau Ynys Môn/Anglesey Archives, WM/2673

Appraisal Information

Mae'r holl gofnodiadau sy'n cydymffurfio â pholisi casglu Swyddfa Gofnodi Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn wedi eu cadw /All records which meet the collection policy of the Anglesey Archives have been retained.


Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected