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Steam Railway, next open Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec 2019, £8.50-£18

Llangollen Railway Plc

Llangollen Railway Plc


Llangollen Railway is the only standard gauge heritage railway in North Wales. We are located beside the historic Dee Bridge (built in 1345) in the centre of Llangollen town. The journey is a relaxing 10 miles travelling through the stunning Dee Valley to the lovely town of Corwen, the crossroads of North Wales.

Our small section of line, which in its day went from Ruabon to Barmouth taking people to the seaside on holiday and transporting various goods including slate and chemicals, offers a sample of the sights and sounds of yesteryear. The line follows the picturesque River Dee, classed as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), for its entire length, passing through some of the finest natural beauty North Wales has to offer.

The railway is located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and this is evident as the train gently meanders through the Dee Valley. The views from our carriages are breathtaking and constantly changing from season to season, you will see the first spring lambs and the ever changing colours of the beautiful vista.

Most trains are normally steam hauled. On some dates there are steam and diesel hauled trains or steam and heritage railcars; on Mondays & Tuesdays February half term, various days in April and October, 30 September & 1 November all trains are heritage railcars. See website for full details and also note diesel special event days.

Rail Route: Llangollen - Corwen

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec 2019
Fri 13 - Mon 16 Dec 2019
Wed 18 - Tue 24 Dec 2019
Thu 26 Dec 2019 - Wed 1 Jan 2020
See website for full timetables.


2019 Prices - There are two types of tickets available for ordinary travel on an A or B timetable:-
Standard Return - One return trip on day of purchase or booked online in advance: Adults £16.00, Seniors £14.50, Child (3 - 15) £8.50, Family (2+2) £45.00.
All Day Rover – Unlimited travel on any of our services on the day of purchase or booked online in advance: Adults £18.00, Seniors £16.50, Child (3 - 15) £10.50, Family (2+2) £50.00.
Please note that Events fares differ.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec Santa's Christmas Specials
Fri 13 - Mon 16 Dec Santa's Christmas Specials
Wed 18 - Tue 24 Dec Santa's Christmas Specials
Thu 26 Dec - Wed 1 Jan Mince Pie Specials




The Station,
Abbey Road,
LL20 8SN



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Map reference: SJ 214421  Lat: 52.97125 Long: -3.17078

Located near the Dee Bridge on Abbey Road (A542).

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Ruabon station