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WELSHPOOL & LLANFAIR

LIGHT RAILWAY

A 16 mile return journey by narrow gauge steam train through beautiful Mid Wales countryside.

Steam trains operating at weekends and also daily Tuesday15th to Thursday 24th April.  See timetable for further dates and times.

 

Photo Hugh Ballantyne

 

Photo:  Hugh Ballantyne

 

 

 

Special Announcements

 

 

Good Friday to Easter Monday

18th to 21st April

FREE EASTER EGG with every Child ticket (whilst stocks last).

Booking online?  Take your pre-printed ticket to one of our Booking Offices and collect your egg from a member of staff.

Save money by purchasing on-line.

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28th & 29th April

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2014 Timetable

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Driver Experience Dates Available

Have you ever wanted to get your hands on the controls of a steam locomotive?  Follow the link to find out more.......

 

Latest stories on the News page:

20 February 2014

Welshpool Loco Features on latest Royal Mail Stamp Collection

 

 

Welcome to the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway.  Opened in 1903 to link the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion,  this 2 foot 6 inch narrow gauge steam railway now provides a tourist service for all the family and a welcome change from the rush of every day life.

Built as a Light Railway to avoid some of the costs of railway construction, the narrow gauge allows for tight curves and steep gradients, enabling the line to follow the contours of the countryside.   All of our trains are steam hauled, either by one of our unique original locomotives or one from abroad.  The carriages too are special; those in regular use being from Hungary and Austria with access to the enclosed seating area via an open balcony  - a great way to watch the world go by.

Do you want to find out more about accessibility?  Read our access statement.

 Photo Kevin Heywood

Photo:  Kevin Heywood