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LIVERPOOL CORN.—TUESDAY.

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WEIGHTS FOR THE SPRING HANDICAPS.

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BARMQUTH JUNCTION.

THE FESTINIOG RAILWAY.

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THE FESTINIOG RAILWAY. SIR,âI respectfully beg to call attention to the manage- ment of the passenger traffic on the above railway, and to the great inconvenience and annoyance caused thereby to travelers. I had hoped that after their new Bill came into force in August last, the company would more care- fully study the requirements of the locality, and arrange their traffic accordingly, but the reverse seems to be the case. The time bill issued this month is ridiculous. It is known that the company have two stations at Festiniog, namely, Dinas, situated in a corner of the neighbourhood, and Diphwys, which is a central place, and the terminus of the Festiniog and Blaenau Railway Company's line to the town of Festiniog. Now is it not rea- sonable and business-like that the company should run their passenger trains invariably to and from Diphwys ? I do not see how anyone knowing the district can have two opinions on the matter; but instead of that, the company run the 6 a.m., the 10.50 a.m., and the 3.20 p.m. down trains to Dinas, and the 8.22 a.m. and 1.7 p.m. up trains leave that place. The bulk of passengers traveling by this line are from Festiniog, Conglywal, Bethania, and Four Crosses: why compel these to walk from Diphwys to Dinas, and vice versa, a distance of about a mile, for no reason whatever? And note further, the 3.20 p.m. down train after its arrival at Dinas at 4.41 p.m., is imme- diately taken round to Diphwys in readiness to start up at 5.27 p.m. Such a ridicftlous regulation, I confess, I have never before noticed. It this arrangement is intended to accommodate the inhabitants of Rhiw and Glanypwll, why not do it at Glanypwll Station, which is on the Diphwys Branch, and as the up trains are, for some reason or other, generally stopped for a few minutes at that place, I do not see what objection the company can have to book passengers from there, which would be a great deal more convenient for the inhabitants of that district. I sincerely hope and trust that, for the benefit of travelers and the inhabitants of Festiniog in general, the company will soon abolish the present arrangements and run their trains to Diphwys, which, as stated, is the centre of the population, and the connection with the Festiniog and Blaenau Railway. Trusting you will kindly allow space for the above in your valuable columns. I remain, G. P. M.

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