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...

Talyllyn No. 3 passes Out Of Frame Hydraulics Test

The Vale of Rheidol Railway has announced that Talyllyn Railway steam locomotive No. 3 'Sir Haydn' has passed it's out of frames hydraulic test They have also finished the cladding and it has been fitted...
Julie Walters at the Talyllyn Railway in Wales

Julie Walters to visit the Welsh Highland & Talyllyn Railways in the final episode

Coastal Railways with Julie Walters will screen its final episode this weekend. It will feature the Welsh Highland Railway and the Talyllyn Railway in North Wales. The actress will take the narrow gauge railway from...
Edward Thomas and Tom Rolt arrive at Abergynolwyn on the Talyllyn Railway

Talyllyn Railway Launch Open Carriages Appeal

The Talyllyn Railway have launched their Open Carriages Appeal to refurbish their most popular coaches on the railway - the open ones. Talyllyns current set of open carriages have been in use for 60 years,...
Tom Rolt, Talyllyn, Prince and Russell at Tywyn Wharf on the Talyllyn Railway

Full Steam Ahead As Talyllyn Passenger Numbers Rise

Last year (2016) was a massive year for the Talyllyn Railway. The Tywyn based Narrow Gauge Steam Railway held their final 150 Birthday Celebrations. Later in the year, they saw a rise of 60% on...