News from the Line

28th August - September Loco Roster added

31st August - September Corwen Central News Letter added

22nd September - October Loco Roster added

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Coming Events

2nd - 3rd June - DMU Gala

16th June - Real Ale Train

17th June - Father’s Day Special

23rd June - LMS Patriot Day

30th June/1st July Classic Transport Weekend

7th July - Cheese & Wine Evening

14th July Real Ale Train - Evening

22nd July - Llangollen Fringe - Evening

4th & 5th August - 1960s weekend

10th, 11th & 12th August - A Day Out With Thomas

18th August Evening - Steam and Jazz Train

25th August Real Ale Train

15th September Evening - Oktoberfest

6th October Evening - Real Ale Train

12th, 13th & 14th October - Autumn Steam Gala

25 26 & 27th October - A Day Out With Thomas

28th October - Halloween Train

3rd November - Ride the Rocket Train

December - Santa Specials - booking required

8th December - Real Ale Train

26. 27, 30th  December and 1st January - Mince Pie Specials

28, 29th December - Winter Warmer Gala

Site Updates

Phase One of the extension of the railway to Dwyrain Corwen East, the temporary platform on the edge of the town is fully operational.

Work on Phase Two - the completion of a further 300 yds of track into a new terminus station, CORWEN CENTRAL, with run around loop is well under way. Fundraising is still required

For more details - see the ‘Corwen Central Developments page

The auto train on the Corwen Extension during the Steel Steam and Stars III Mega Gala at the end of April 2012

Photo - Mike Martin

45337 in Dwyrain Corwen East platform with the first train into the station.

Photo - George Jones

5199 rolls along the extension to

Dwyrain Corwen East

Photo Martin Gill

Berwyn Chain Bridge  Restoration Project

Restoration of the Chain Bridge over the River Dee at Berwyn is now complete and the bridge is once again open to the public.  The railway have cleared and upgraded the path from the station through the tunnel under the line and down the slope to the bridge.

This now opens up the possibilities for a train ride to Berwyn and a leisurely walk back to Llangollen along the canal; or the other way round. Alternatively, a break of journey at Berwyn to visit the Horseshoe Falls, then back on the train.

Link to a video of Thomas and Goliath going back to the shed after a long and busy day

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