The Wrexham to Bidston railway
'The Borderlands line'
Photo gallery Page 9 by John Hooson

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Following the closure of John Summers' Steel Works at Shotton, the unused iron ore was shipped down to South Wales for use there. A pair of 37's with iron ore tipplers at Caergwrle in April 1981.

37415+37503 Croes Newydd, Wrexham, 8th May 2001. 09.40hrs. 6V75 09.12 Dee Marsh-Margam empties.

47xxx Cefn-y-Bedd April 1982, Steel coils South Wales-Shotton.

47xxx Wrexham General. April 1982. Steel coils from South Wales to Shotton.

60092 Croes Newydd, 10th September 1994, 09.28hrs.6V75 09.14 Dee Marsh Jct. - Margam

A Class 25 with loaded cement wagons waits at signals. Penyffordd April 1982.

D200 heads deep into the Wirral near Burton Point 21st April 1984 with the "The Conwy Crusader 2 ".

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