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Volunteer Open Day – 2nd March 2024

Interested in volunteering for Llangollen Railway but want to find out more? Then join us for our Volunteer Recruitment Open Day on Saturday 2nd March at Llangollen Railway Station. Find out about our history, take a tour behind the scenes, and ride the Berwyn Shuttle. We have all kinds of volunteer roles, both customer-facing and…

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February 21, 2024

Llangollen Railway wins Heritage Railway Association Infrastructure Award

On the 10th February 2024 Llangollen & Corwen Railway were delighted to win the Infrastructure Award at the Heritage Railway Association Awards held in Brighton. The long-running awards recognise excellence or innovation in almost every aspect of heritage railway and tramway restoration, preservation and operation. A recent addition to the honours was the Infrastructure Award,…

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February 15, 2024

Llangollen Railway wins Go North Wales Awards Attraction of the Year 2023

On the 23rd November 2023, at the prestigious Go North Wales Tourism Awards, Llangollen Railway won Attraction of the Year for 2023. The glittering annual event organised by North Wales Tourism celebrates the dedication, skill and achievements of the region’s tourism and hospitality industry. Tom Taylor, General Manager, said: “We had to work with the…

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December 5, 2023

7754 returns to steam

  Friday 22nd September 2023 – the 6 year overhaul of Llangollen Railway Trust-owned GWR Pannier No 7754 is now complete. Following completion of painting, the 1930-built 0-6-0 was steamed on Saturday 23rd September for testing and running-in. This stunning achievement shows just what Llangollen Railway volunteers and staff can do, with the majority of…

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September 27, 2023

Llangollen Railway Vacancies – September 2023

Llangollen Railway Trust is currently recruiting for the following positions: Volunteer Coordinator Training & Quality Manager For more information please visit our website here. Closing Date for both vacancies: Monday 16th October at 9am. Interviews are planned for week commencing 23rd October.

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September 27, 2023

Bill Shakespeare

  It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that our Railway has to announce the passing of our President, Bill Shakespeare. Bill’s contribution to Llangollen Railway is immeasurable and as well as one of the founding members of our Trust, he has been a significant contributor to the preservation movement.  As Chairman between 1976…

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September 27, 2023