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WELSHPOOL & LLANFAIR

LIGHT RAILWAY


 

Annual Steam Gala

30th & 31st August 2014

Photo:  High Ballantyne

Photo: The Estate of the late Hugh Ballantyne

 

THIS YEAR’S SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:

Double-headed Trains

Vintage Pickering Trains

Behind the scenes Guided Tours

Locomotive workshops open with an exhibition of models and railway art

Traction Engines

Railwayana Stalls

Real Ale Bar & Refreshments

Garden Railway Exhibition at Llanfair Caereinion Leisure Centre

(Separate admission fee)

 

All events and locomotives subject to availability.

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PAGE LAST UPDATED 23 JULY 2014

Photo Steve Sedgwick

Photo: Steve Sedgwick

 

 

Timetable - Saturday 30 August

Timetable is subject to revision and passengers are advised to check regularly for updates.

 

From Llanfair Caereinion

Train Set W&L P W&L P W&L P W&L
Loco 2 1 & 12 2 1 2 1 & 12 2
Llanfair C 08.35 10.00 11.30 12.55 14.25 15.50 17.10
Cyfronydd 08.50 10.15 11.45 13.10 14.40 16.05 17.25
Castle C 09.00 10.26 11.56 13.21 14.51 16.16 17.36
Sylfaen 09.07 10.33 12.03 13.28 14.58 16.23 17.43
Welshpool 09.22 10.48 12.18 13.43 15.13 16.38 17.58

 

 

From Welshpool

Train Set W&L P W&L P W&L P W&L
Loco 2 1 & 12 2 1 2 1 & 12 2
Welshpool 10.00 11.30 12.55 14.25 15.50 17.10 18.20
Sylfaen 10.15 11.45 13.10 14.40 16.05 17.25 18.35
Castle C 10.27 11.57 13.22 14.52 16.17 17.37 18.42
Cyfronydd 10.37 12.07 13.32 15.02 16.27 17.47 18.52
Llanfair C 10.52 12.22 13.47 15.17 16.42 18.02 19.07

 

 

Timetable - Sunday 31 August

Timetable is subject to revision and passengers are advised to check regularly for updates.

From Llanfair Caereinion

Train Set W&L P W&L P W&L P W&L
Loco 1 2 1 2 1 2 1
Llanfair C 08.35 10.00 11.30 12.55 14.25 15.50 17.10
Cyfronydd 08.50 10.15 11.45 13.10 14.40 16.05 17.25
Castle C 09.00 10.26 11.56 13.21 14.51 16.16 17.36
Sylfaen 09.07 10.33 12.03 13.28 14.58 16.23 17.43
Welshpool 09.22 10.48 12.18 13.43 15.13 16.38 17.58

 

 

From Welshpool

Train Set W&L P W&L P W&L P W&L
Loco 1 2 1 2 1 2 1
Welshpool 10.00 11.30 12.55 14.25 15.50 17.10 18.20
Sylfaen 10.15 11.45 13.10 14.40 16.05 17.25 18.35
Castle C 10.27 11.57 13.22 14.52 16.17 17.37 18.42
Cyfronydd 10.37 12.07 13.32 15.02 16.27 17.47 18.52
Llanfair C 10.52 12.22 13.47 15.17 16.42 18.02 19.07

 

 

LOCOMOTIVES

No.1:   The Earl - Beyer Peacock 0-6-0, built 1902
No.2: The Countess - Beyer Peacock 0-6-0, built 1902
No.12: Joan - Kerr Stuart 0-6-2, built 1927

 

TRAIN DETAILS

W&L: W&L passenger train featuring the three Pickering Carriages
P: Passenger train

Please note that the Pickering carriages are not suitable for wheelchairs.  Please see the access statement for further details

DOWNLOAD TIMETABLE - Uploaded to website: 23 July 2014

 

PRINCIPAL FARES

Book on-line for Bargain Fares and to save time on the day.

ADVANCE BOOKINGS

BARGAIN FARES

ON-LINE ONLY

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BARGAIN WEEKEND ROVER - ONLY AVAILABLE IN ADVANCE

Valid Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 August

If you are visiting the Gala on both days we recommend a Weekend Rover Ticket.  These tickets are ONLY available in advance via the internet.

Adult £27.00
Children, 3 to 15 years old. £3.50
Children under 3 FREE

 

 

SATURDAY OR SUNDAY DAY ROVER

Valid Saturday 30 OR Sunday 31 August

If you are visiting for one day only we recommend a Day Rover Ticket.

 

Adult £17.00
Children, 3 to 15 years old. £3.50
Children under 3 FREE

 

SINGLE USE TICKETS ONLY AVAILABLE ON THE DAY FROM BOOKING OFFICES

 

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ON THE DAY FARES

Available from the Booking Office

 
 

SATURDAY OR SUNDAY DAY ROVER

Valid Saturday 31 August OR Sunday 1 September

If you have time for more than one journey we recommend purchasing a Day Rover Ticket.

Adult £20.00
Children, 3 to 15 years old. £4.00
Children under 3 FREE

 

 

Single Use Tickets:

If you only have time for one return journey the following fares are applicable.

One Return Journey
Adult £13.00
Children, 3 to 15 years old.  £4.00
Senior Citizen £12.00
Children under 3 FREE

Member's Free Travel, Great Little Trains of Wales Discount Cards and Heritage Railways Association tickets not valid.

 

 

 

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Some trains are expected to run at or near full capacity

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

Site admission at Llanfair, £3.00 per vehicle which includes car park toll.

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For all enquiries and further details contact:

The Station

Llanfair Caereinion

Welshpool

Powys

SY21 0SF

Telephone : 01938 810441

Fax : 01938 810861

E-mail : info@wllr.org.uk

 

 

 

 

Whilst every effort will be made to maintain the advertised service, the Company does not guarantee that the trains will arrive at the times stated and reserves the right to cancel, alter or suspend any train without notice and accepts no liability for any loss, inconvenience or delay.

 

 

 Photo Hugh Ballantyne

 

Photo: The Estate of the late Hugh Ballantyne