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Accessibility

Llangollen Railway Trust

Access information

This information is provided for the guidance of passengers with disabilities. If you need further information please contact the railway on 01978 860979.

Llangollen Station:

Access to the station is via a ramp from Abbey Road which leads to the booking office and Platform 1.

A limited number of parking spaces for blue badge holders are available on the ramp.

Most trains depart from platform 1.

When required, access to platform 2 is via a footbridge (21 + 23 steps). Customers with restricted mobility can be escorted, by staff, across the tracks on a level ‘board crossing’.

Access to the trains: depending on the type of train running a portable ramp is available allowing wheelchair access to adapted accommodation on board or to the guard’s compartment in diesel railcars.

Toilets: There is a wheelchair accessible toilet on platform one.

Berwyn Station:

This historic station is not generally accessible for anyone with restricted mobility.

Access from the main A5 road is via steps to the booking office or a steep and roughly surfaced slope leading directly off the road to the platform end gate. Access from across the River Dee is via the Chainbridge and a steep, lengthy and roughly surfaced, slope.

Glyndyfrdwy Station:

Parking is only possible in the lane leading to the station.

Both platforms are accessible via the end ramps from the road. The track can be crossed via the adjacent level crossing.

Toilets: There is a wheelchair accessible toilet on the up platform. If locked the key can be obtained from the signalman.

Access to the trains: depending on the type of train running a portable ramp is available allowing wheelchair access to adapted accommodation on board or to the guard’s compartment in diesel railcars.

Carrog Station:

The main platform and facilities are generally accessible from the car park via a short footpath or via the road entrance.

Toilets: The toilets have level access and the ‘ladies’ toilet may be used ‘unisex’ by wheelchair users. Most trains depart from platform one. If access to platform two is required, customers can be escorted, by staff, across the tracks on a level ‘board crossing’.

Corwen Station:

Owing to the restricted nature of the station’s location (it consists of an Island platform atop an embankment) access for people with restricted mobility is limited.

There is a large local authority car park adjacent to the station entrance.

There is ramped access to the booking office.

Access to the platform is via a subway and 28 steps (with a hand rail). A stairlift is available for use by manual wheelchair users and those who have difficulty with stairs. The lift cannot accommodate motorised wheelchairs or scooters. There are 2 manual wheelchairs available for loan to customers who are able to transfer from their powered wheelchairs.

Toilets: an accessible toilet is available on the platform.

Access from the platform to the trains: depending on the type of train running a portable ramp is available allowing wheelchair access to adapted accommodation on board or to the guard’s compartment in diesel railcars.

Bearing all the above in mind, customers are advised to arrive a minimum of 20 minutes before train departure times.

Alternatively, customers may prefer to join trains at Carrog (2miles away).