Dean of Coventry Cathedral visits the Talyllyn Railway

Dean of Coventry Cathedral visits the Talyllyn Railway

The Talyllyn Railway has announced that the Dean of Coventry Cathedral, Very Rev'd John Witcombe, and his wife, Ricarda, has visited the Talyllyn Railway whilst on holiday in the area. The couple visited the heritage...
Talyllyn Railway takes on first ever apprentice

Heritage steam railway in North Wales takes on first ever apprentice

The Talyllyn Railway has announced it has taken on its first ever apprentice in the railway's history. Oscar Hutchinson, who lives in Abergynolwyn, has been taken on by the narrow gauge railway as an...
Edward Thomas and Tom Rolt arrive at Abergynolwyn on the Talyllyn Railway

A new steam locomotive and carriage engineering works for the Talyllyn Railway?

The Talyllyn Railway have announced that a report from a working group has been established to look at the provision of a new engineering facility for the railway. The report has recommended that the railway...
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Diesel and steam locomotives team up at Talyllyn Railway Anything Goes Gala

It was all go at the Talyllyn Railway in June 2018 when they hosted their Anything Goes Gala. All six engines were in action, along with the four diesel locomotives. TV personality, Tim Dunn was conducting...
No. 3 'Sir Haydn' returns to steam at the Talyllyn Railway Founders Day

Steam locomotive ‘Sir Haydn’ returns to steam on the Talyllyn Railway Founders Day

The sun was out at the Talyllyn Railway on Monday 14th May 2018 for Founders Day that marked the 67th Anniversary of the World's First Preserved Railway - Sir Haydn also returned to steam...
No. 3 Sir Haydn returns to the talyllyn railway

Steam locomotive No.3 ‘Sir Haydn’ arrives back at the Talyllyn Railway

The Talyllyn Railway have announced that steam locomotive No.3 'Sir Haydn' has arrived back at its home railway after a successful overhaul. The locomotive has been at the Vale of Rheidol for the past number...
Boiler of No.3 "Sir Haydn" // Credit Vale of Rheido

Talyllyn Railway steam locomotive No. 3 Sir Haydn’s boiler passes static steam test

The Vale of Rheidol, who are overhauling Talyllyn Railway No.3 "Sir Haydn", has announced that the engine's boiler has passed static steam tests. Next Steps? Now the boiler is steam tight, the next step is to...
steam locomotive no. 6 douglas in its new RAF livery

Steam locomotive Douglas given a new repaint for the RAF 100th Anniversary

This morning, the Talyllyn Railway, in North Wales, has revealed that steam locomotive No. 6 'Douglas/Duncan' has received a brand new paint job. The locomotive, which is famous for being in the Thomas the Tank...
Edward Thomas and Tom Rolt arrive at Abergynolwyn on the Talyllyn Railway

Ride the Talyllyn Railway for just £1 this weekend!

This weekend, the Talyllyn Railway, in North Wales, are holding their Local Residents Days on the Friday 23rd February 2018 and Saturday 24th February 2018. That means, if you travel on the Talyllyn Railway and...
steam locomotive Tom Rolt after a repaint

Steam Locomotive ‘Tom Rolt’ gets a repaint + more winter work at the Talyllyn...

Over the winter break, the Talyllyn Railway in Tywyn, Mid Wales, have been busy completing tasks whilst the railway is shut. The narrow gauge railway welcomed back brake-third carriage No. 22 in time for the...