Bala Lake Railway

Hugh Napier and Winifred at Llanuwchllyn
Hugh Napier and Winifred at Llanuwchllyn // Credit: RailAdvent

The Bala Lake Railway is a narrow gauge railway, located in Gwynedd, North Wales.

The Railway runs along the former Bala – Dolgellau standard gauge trackbed along the side of Bala Lake.

Refreshments are available at the main station terminus at the south end of the lake at LLanuwchllyn.

Llanuwchllyn Signal Box

Help the Bala Lake Railway to fund repairs to its Signal...

The Bala Lake Railway has launched an appeal to raise money for the cost of repairs to its Llanuwchllyn Signal Box. This signal box is...
Joffre

Steam locomotive Joffre to visit the Bala Lake Railway

The Bala Lake Railway has announced that Joffre will be visiting them for their first steam gala of 2019. Joffre will be visiting thanks to...
Holy War

Steam locomotive ‘Holy War’ withdrawn from service at the Bala Lake...

The Bala Lake Railway have announced that steam locomotive 'Holy War' has been withdrawn from service. The locomotive has been withdrawn as her 10-year boiler...
Maid Marian

Steam locomotive Maid Marian hauls first trains since fitment of cab

The Bala Lake Railway has announced that steam locomotive, Maid Marian, has returned to regular passenger service this week. Maid Marian has returned to hauling...
Palmerston arrives at the Bala Lake Railway

Steam locomotive Palmerston arrives at the Bala Lake Railway

The Bala Lake Railway have announced that steam locomotive Palmerston has arrived Llanuwchllyn ahead of their 'visiting engines' event. Palmerston visits the narrow gauge railway...
Palmerston & Lyd at Boston Lodge

Steam locomotive Palmerston to visit the Bala Lake Railway

The Bala Lake Railway have announced that steam locomotive Palmerston will be visiting the line in June 2018. The locomotive will be hauling trains on...
Maid Marian and Holy War at Llangower on the Bala Lake Railway

Bala Lake Railway give update on steam locomotive Maid Marian

The Bala Lake Railway has given an update on the overhaul of Hunslet steam locomotive 'Maid Marian' - which is taking place at their...
45157 "The Glasgow Highlander" // Credit RailAdvent

Steam railtours and special railway events this March

Halfway through March and there are still plenty of events to visit this month, we are pleased to announce that railway events and railtours...
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Bala Lake Railway – Steam Gala 2017 (4K)

Over the weekend of 25th-27th August 2017, the Bala Lake Railway held their annual steam gala, celebrating George B's return to steam. Unfortunately, George B...
400 Subscriber Special (Youtube : RailAdvent )video

400 Subscriber Special – Whistles & Two Tones (4K)

Here is our 400 Subscriber Special! We have recently reached 400 subscribers on our YouTube Channel. The video shows a number of locomotives celebrating by giving...
Bala Lake Railway - Alice and her trainvideo

12 Days of Christmas – Day 10 – Bala Lake Railway...

Throughout 2016, we have had a lot of fun filming at various railways across the United Kingdom. Our highlights of 2016 video would be...
Hunslet loco Alice at Bala on the Bala Lake Railwayvideo

Adventures With Alice on the Bala Lake Railway (4K)

This weeks video sees us visit the Bala Lake Railway, in Gwynedd, North Wales. The line currently runs from Llanuwchllyn (where all trains start and...
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2015 Highlights

As we start a new year, take a look back at my highlights of 2015 featuring 16 different narrow gauge railways! In this video you...

An adult return ticket costs £11.00

A family ticket (2+2) costs £26.00

Concession fares, single tickets and tickets to intermediate stations are also available.

For more information on Times and Fares please visit the Bala Lake Railway Website

http://bala-lake-railway.co.uk/

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