His advice was strongly in favour of adopting the line to Holyhead, as less costly and presenting better gradients.
Many vessels got on shore near Holyhead, from various causes.
At this time the mail-coach between London and Holyhead went by a circuitous route through Chester.
They went into Holyhead, and wandered aimlessly about the station.
The Holyhead packets were at this time five in number, and they were of seventy tons each and carried twelve hands.
It carried the Holyhead high-road across the strait, and was built by Telford.
By waiting at Holyhead for the early morning boat you can easily manage this.
You'll reach Holyhead by four or thereabouts, and can easily get to the castle by mid-day.'
Mr Stephenson also designed the tubular bridge through which the Holyhead railway passes.
He made his journey safely, and arrived at Holyhead by daybreak.