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Trawsfynydd: facts and figures

DEMOLITION

Construction started: 1959 Construction completed: 1965 Electricity production started: 1965 Electricity production finished: 1993 Defuelling started: 1993 Defuelling finished: 1995 Care and maintenance preparations started: 1993 Care and maintenance preparations due to complete: 2012 Reactor type: magnox Number of reactors: 2 Number of fuel channels per reactor: 3,740 Number of fuel elements per channel: 9 Number of control rods: 110 Fuel material: natural uranium Reactor coolant: carbon dioxide Designed electrical output: 500 MW Station lifetime output: 69