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Ffestiniog Bygones Weekend

06/10/23 to 08/10/2023, visit the Bygones Weekend at Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, a festival of vintage trains and stock. With a full and interesting timetable including passenger, gravity, slate and freight trains.

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We Won a Community Rail Award

Full steam ahead for our partnership project ‘Wales on Rails’, supported by Transport for Wales and the Community Rail Partnerships in Wales and the borders. We WON a tourism and leisure award.

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Dydd Santes Dwynwen OFFER

Please note: Our prices have now increased.
Have a happy Saint Dwynwen Day and buy our Discount Card at £15 or our Gold Card at £150 before the prices rise for the 2022 season.


Corris Railways Joins Us

We are welcoming a new member to the ‘Great Little Trains of Wales’ group, with the Corris Railway joining us. Making the GLTW’s Discount and Gold cards even better value and a must have for anyone intending to visit multiple railways during the year.

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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. http://walesonrails.co.uk/

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Summer reopening 2020

Due to COVID our railways are now starting to open for the summer season. Visit Wales is asking all tourists to ‘Make your promise to Wales’ and Visit Wales Safely. Not all railways are open, please check details and restricitons.

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Our new Gold Cards are ready for delivery

We have our lovely new Gold Cards in stock. A perfect way to way to help little railways of Wales, buy a card, £150. All new Gold Cards now valid to 31 December 2021.

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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 ‘Greener’ Hybrid Diesel locomotives for Snowdon Mountain Railway, 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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Loco ‘Tom Rolt’ back in service

After an extensive programme of refurbishment and general overhaul, Talyllyn Railway Loco No. 7 has now been returned to service in top condition.

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New Hybrid Diesels for Snowdon

Snowdon Mountain Railway has begun a programme of replacement for its existing diesel locomotives which began service in 1985.

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Great Little Santa Trains

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