Corwen

An update on the Corwen extension

The Llangollen Railway has released an update on its project to extend the line to Corwen. The summer is almost here, with the longest day of this year all ready to light up the Dee...
Boiler Undergoing Repairs at Llangollen Railway // Credit LRGWLG

Update on the restoration of steam locomotive No.5532

The team restoring Great Western Railway 4575 Class No.5532 have been busy the past 6 months, mostly acquiring components for their engine. Boiler Early 2019 saw work commence on restoring 5532's Swindon No.5 boiler by Llangollen...

Llangollen Railway launch new Corwen appeal

As the Llangollen Railway head towards re-opening the line to Corwen Central, they have launched a brand new appeal. The new appeal comes as the team conclude the building of the island platform and loop...
5199

Steam locomotive 5199 on the final day of festive trains at the Llangollen Railway

It might be the start of a new year, but the Llangollen Railway are still running trains through the Welsh countryside. New Year's Day saw GWR Large Prairie 5199 at the helm of the last of...
3802 Berwyn

Photos from the final 2018 Santa steam trains at the Llangollen Railway

On the 24th December 2018, the Llangollen Railway ran their final 2018 steam trains with Santa himself on board. George Jones captured these excellent images of the trains operating between Llangollen and Lapland. Seen today, the...
D6940

Class 37 locomotive to return to the mainline? D6940’s new home announced

The Llangollen Diesel Group has announced the new destination in which their class 37 is heading for. This follows on from the announcement that the Class 37 was up for sale following their meeting. The new...
6940

Class 37 locomotive at the Llangollen Railway sold

The Llangollen Diesel Group has announced that Class 37 D6940 has now been sold. The locomotive should be leaving the Llangollen Railway before Christmas, however, they haven't announced who the successful bidder is. Although they haven't...
3802 at Lapland

Steam locomotive hauled Santa Trains underway at the Llangollen Railway

The Llangollen Railway have begun their 2018 Santa Train season today, 1st December 2018 as the build-up to Christmas begins. Special trains steamed through the Dee Valley today from Llangollen to Carrog, specially decorated up...
6940

Class 37 locomotive up for sale

The Llangollen Diesel Group has announced that one of their locomotives is up for sale following a decision at their AGM. Class 37 6940 has been offered up for sale following the difficult decision to...
Vegetation work

Vegetation work at the Llangollen Railway

Now that the main running season has finished, the Llangollen Railway has been busy this past weekend completing vegetation work at Deeside. This work has now opened up views of the River Dee on the...
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