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Wales on Rails

We are working on a new travel website 'Wales on Rails'. The aim of the project is to promote tourism by using public transport throughout Wales. Encouraging safe, sustainable, and scenic adventures.

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Summer reopening 2020

Due to COVID our railways are starting to open for the summer season. Visit Wales is asking all tourists to ‘Make your promise to Wales’ and Visit Wales Safely.

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Help all the Great Little Railways of Wales

As visitors stay away from Wales and tourist attractions close the narrow-gauge railways of Wales are joining together to support their staff, volunteers and the future of the railways.

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New Hybrid Diesel for Snowdon

Heritage Great Britain invests £1.1million in new Hybrid Diesel locomotives for Snowdon Mountain Railway. The ‘Greener’ trains will join the fleet at the popular North Wales tourist attraction.

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New travel website name survey

We are creating a new travel website. Working with Transport for Wales and the Community Rail Partnership Officers, we have a question to ask you...

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New Mentor for Museum

The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Gwynne as its Museum Mentor. The museum is currently housed at Wharf Station Tywyn on the Talyllyn Railway.

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Special Little Santa Trains 2019

In December our great little railways offer a special Christmas expereince with their Special Santa Trains. These trains are very popular so pre-booking is essential.

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Welsh Highland Heritage shout for volunteers

All our great little trains of Wales are supported and run by the power of volunteering. The team at Welsh Highland Heritage are on the lookout for new volunteers to join our happy band.