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Updated Timetable

  As announced earlier this week, due to the challenging situation with coal supplies and diesel prices, we are revising our timetable for 2022. We have reduced the number of trains we will operate and our new timetable can be viewed on our website. We expect demand to be high due to the reduction in…

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March 20, 2022

5619 visiting Llangollen

We are very pleased to announce that 1925-built GWR 0-6-2T No 5619 will be visiting the Llangollen Railway for the 2022 season. The Collett-designed 5600 Class requires a few minor running repairs and annual examination, which will be completed at Llangollen by our MPD Team. She should arrive with us before the end of next…

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March 17, 2022

Coal Shortage and Fuel Price Increases

Llangollen Railway currently holds good reserves of coal which were delivered before the hostilities began in Ukraine. Our stocks are sufficient for around 30 days of steam operation. Further stocks of Russian steam coal are still available in the UK, however we do not feel it would be ethical to purchase any more given the…

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March 14, 2022

Update from behind the scenes

Our services are currently running on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout March but that doesn’t mean work stops on the railway. Over the last few days the P-Way team have loaded sleepers onto the well wagon at Llangollen and then called at their first location, just prior to Carrog Station, before venturing off to Corwen….

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March 9, 2022

Corwen News March 2022

February drew to a close on the backs of storms Dudley, Eunice and Franklin which had swept in from the Atlantic bringing rain, strong winds and flooding before rushing off under the influence of the Jet stream to the European mainland. Intense rain on some of the days ensured the River Dee was running high…

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March 3, 2022