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(18.83 mm / P4, Summer 1977, North Wales Coast Main Line)
Mostyn is a historically
accurate portrayal of the station of the same name on the
North Wales Coast Main Line as it existed in 1977. These
pages illustrate both the prototype and the model; the
prototype information being part of an extended collection
of photographs and documents.
The YMCA Building at Mostyn
Belonging to the local conservative association, the YMCA building had various uses including being a bank and county council library. Like the footbridge over the adjacent railway, this building was demolished in the early 1990s.
Pictures from the Woking show model of the YMCA building in position on Mostyn.
The right-hand picture shows the model shortly after construction by Dave Greenly.
Key architectural features of the Mostyn scene
1 & 2 - The Dock
Some of the signalling installations at Mostyn
In recent views, note how naked the signal box now looks after the footbridge was demolished in the early 1990s
Access to much of the information about Mostyn would not have been possible without the help of the late Anthony Lewis-Jones and the Mostyn History Preservation Society.