Name Tal-Y-Bont
Owner Andrew Griffiths
Gauge 0-16.5
Theme A fictitious Welsh narrow gauge railway.
Layout Guide
Tal-y-Bont is a quiet hamlet on the west bank of the river Conwy in North Wales. Conwy Bay being to the north and Betws-y-Coed to the south. The narrow gauge railway was built in 1896 to connect the gold mine at Tal-y-Bont, and the woollen mill at Trefriw to the market town of Llanrwst.

External Web Site
Exhibition Dates
2003 Bushey MRS Exhibition 25/10/2003
Norbury MRC 01/11/2003
2004 Lee-on-Solent 22/02/2004
Stowmarket MRC 27/04/2004
Burton-on-Trent 2004 08/06/2004
Epping Railway Circle 13/11/2004
Ipswich Model Railway Exhibition 20/11/2004
2007 Rail Club de Meaux 20th Anniversary Exhibition 12/01/2007
Ilford & West Essex MRC 06/10/2007
2008 Castle Point Transport Museum 20/04/2008
2009 Thundersley 16/05/2009
Shoeburyness MRS 27th Festival of Model Railways 21/11/2009
2011 March & District MRC 19/03/2011
Tendring hundred model railway club 09/04/2011


Magazine Features Model railway Enthusiast. August 1998
Narrow Lines August/September 1998


Awards Best steam era. Layland 1997
The committee award and best in show. The 7mm Narrow gauge association May 1999
Best in show Amberley 2001

Size 12' X 6' Free stnding.
Availability Now