Monthly Archives: March 2012

Signs of our times

There’s no mistaking today’s new sign in the Pembrokeshire sunshine: Abergwaun ac Wdig – Fishguard and Goodwick. A new station is about to open, and here’s where it is. Today’s arrival is the latest in a series of new features … Continue reading

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Nothing against Trecwn, but …

We’ve nothing against Trecwn (population 350), but if you regularly take the 412 on its 33 mile route between Cardigan, Fishguard and Haverforwest, you’re going to see quite a lot of this remote Preseli village. Once Trecwn bustled with life, … Continue reading

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Scallops and oysters

The Irish Sea scalloping fleet is a familiar sight in Fishguard’s harbour. But it is another shellfish – the Oyster – that is pointing to new public transport opportunities for our community. With only 5,000 people, we have plenty of … Continue reading

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The Station now arriving …

If you haven’t been along Station Road Goodwick lately,¬† these pictures reveal how rapidly the site is turning into a station. The platform is largely complete – pavers, tarmac, railing posts and train indicator.       The view as … Continue reading

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Raising the roof on St David’s Day

The pictures speak for themselves: Fishguard & Goodwick Station is rapidly becoming a reality. St David’s Day saw completion of the roof trusses on the rebuilt station building. And both the station and the brick shed are on course to … Continue reading

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About to boil over?

Katla – the name means kettle – is one of Iceland’s largest volcanoes. It erupts every 40-80 years, sending a plume of ash, smoke and ice high into the North Atlantic atmosphere dwarfing the Eyjafjallaj√∂kull cloud that grounded aircraft across … Continue reading

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