Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway
A 16 mile return journey by narrow gauge steam train through beautiful Mid Wales countryside.

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Events

Orange Service

Saturday, July 21, 2018 to Sunday, July 22, 2018
Saturday, August 4, 2018 to Sunday, August 5, 2018
Saturday, August 18, 2018 to Sunday, August 19, 2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018 to Sunday, September 23, 2018
Traditional mixed train.  Photo:  Steve Sedgwick

Travel on replicas of our original 1903 Great Western liveried bogie carriages, with goods wagons and brake van attached, and watch the shunting at each end of the trip.

 The 'Vintage Trains' depart Llanfair Caereinion at 11:10 and 14:45, or from Welshpool at 13:05 and 16:20 (no return train available from Llanfair Caereinion).

Our other departues on the day will be hauled by one of our other steam locomotives, with passenger accommodation in our regular Austrian and Hungarian carriages.

Normal fares apply on all trains. (Member’s free travel not valid on the vintage trains)

 



Fish & Chips Evening Train 22nd July 2018

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Booking now closed

Travel on the special evening train from Llanfair Caereinion; at Welshpool we will serve your choice of meal to enjoy on the return journey, with a pause at Castle Caereinion for a tub of delicious dairy ice cream.  Advance booking essential.

This special train will operate in addition to our daytime service.

Ordinary fares apply on our daytime service, but special fares will be applicable on the evening Fish & Chips train.

Further information available on our Fish and Chips Train Page.

Fish & Chips Evening Train 8th August 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Travel on the special evening train from Llanfair Caereinion; at Welshpool we will serve your choice of meal to enjoy on the return journey, with a pause at Castle Caereinion for a tub of delicious dairy ice cream.  Advance booking essential.

This special train will operate in addition to our daytime service.

Ordinary fares apply on our daytime service, but special fares will be applicable on the evening Fish & Chips train.

Further information available on our Fish and Chips Train Page.

Fish & Chips Evening Train 25th August 2018

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Travel on the special evening train from Llanfair Caereinion; at Welshpool we will serve your choice of meal to enjoy on the return journey, with a pause at Castle Caereinion for a tub of delicious dairy ice cream.  Advance booking essential.

This special train will operate in addition to our daytime service.

Ordinary fares apply on our daytime service, but special fares will be applicable on the evening Fish & Chips train.

Further information available on our Fish and Chips Train Page.

Gala Weekend - Friday

Friday, August 31, 2018

The start of our biggest event of the year, again over three days.  During the event, every operating engine will be in use.  Traction engines, steam cars and lorries, a model railway exhibition, demonstrations and trade stands.  Please note that not all attractions will be available on Friday.​

Wa​tch for news about other attactions and possible visitors.

 

Gala Weekend - Saturday

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Our biggest event of the year, again over three days.  Every operating engine will be in use.  Traction engines, steam cars and lorries, a model railway exhibition, demonstrations and trade stands, and a shuttle bus to the associated Llanfair Garden Railway Show up the hill at Llanfair High School.

Watch for news about other attractions and possible visitors. 

 

Gala Weekend - Sunday

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Our biggest event of the year, again over three days.  Every operating engine will be in use.  Traction engines, steam cars and lorries, a model railway exhibition, demonstrations and trade stands, and a shuttle bus to the associated Llanfair Garden Railway Show up the hill at Llanfair High School.

Watch for news about other attractions and possible visitors. 

 

 

Santa Special

Sunday, December 9, 2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018 to Sunday, December 16, 2018
Saturday, December 22, 2018 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
Magical journey through the Banwy Valley. Photo: Bruce Webber

9th & 15th/16th & 22nd/23rd of December. Trains leave Llanfair Caereinion frequently to take adults and children to meet Santa and receive a gift. Mince pies, mulled wine and fruit drinks are served on your return to Llanfair.