Bontnewydd Railway Station Records

Scope and Content

Daily account sheets, 1957-1965; and a goods consignment note, 1964.

Administrative / Biographical History

Bontnewydd, Caernmarfonshire, is on the Welsh Highland Railway route from Caernarfon to Dinas Mawddwy; it was the location of a signalling box and station. The line was built in th late 19th century and operated by Welsh Highland Light Railway Ltd, which was restructured and renamed in 1964 to Welsh Highland Light Railway (1964) Co Ltd. A new station, Bontnewydd Halt, was built in response to requests from villagers and opened in May 1999.


Arranged into the following: daily account sheets; and goods consignment note.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Bontnewydd Railway Station Records; Welsh Highland route ( viewed 24th Nov. 2004.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright laws apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

Found at the Bontnewydd Signalling Box, 23rd September 1971


Accruals are not expected.

Geographical Names