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Alf is an 0-4-0 narrow gauge diesel working on the Talyllyn Railway. It has a maximum speed of 9 mph. Alf was built in 1950, using parts of another engine stored at Brynglas.
Alf was named after Lord Alfred Robens, a politician and Chairman of the National Coal Board between 1961 and 1971.
Alf is painted dark green with yellow lining and red side rods.